This is what happens when you order a zombie from Lyft

Only the intern survived.

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Published Oct 30, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 5:35 pm CDT

NEW YORK CITY — Five employees of the news organization the Daily Dot were mauled in a zombie attack at the company’s New York City office this afternoon.

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The attack occurred at 3:30pm ET, when a female zombie staggered into the newsroom to feast upon juicy brains. 

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The zombie arrived with a handler—ordered via ride-sharing app Lyft—and attached to a chain; panic ensued when the chain snapped and the handler quickly lost control of his creature. 

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Gabe Bergado, 23, a writer for the LOL section, was the first victim.

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There appear to be no hard feelings between Bergado and his undead assailant, however.

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Deputy Opinion Editor Derrick Clifton, 26, also had his brains eaten after attempting to take a selfie with the the zombie. 

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Lifestyle Editor Jessica Wakeman, 31, Lifestyle Reporter Marisa Kabas, 28, and Executive Assistant Rachael Berkey, 32, also met their untimely end in the carnage.

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Experts believe the Daily Dot zombie attack was so successful because the zombie disoriented her victims first by turning off overhead lights in the office:

The sole survivor of the Walking Dead-style attack upon on the Daily Dot office was Politics Intern Deron Dalton, 26, who fled the premises upon the arrival of the zombie.  

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Photo via Jessica Wakeman

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*First Published: Oct 30, 2015, 5:30 pm CDT