This weekend a 14-year-old boy died after fall from a ride that worked inside an amusement park in Orlando, Florida. The images of the moment in which the deadly fall occurred have been viralized through social networks.
The fact happened in ICON Parkand after being treated at the scene, the young man was taken to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
The younger He was identified as Tire Sampson, who was originally from Missouri; however, he was traveling through Florida. Thus, he climbed the game called Free Fall, which was released in December of last year and was advertised as “the world’s tallest falling tower.”
Investigation begins against company operating the amusement park
The eye-catching attraction lifts passengers 130 meters high, and as soon as it reaches its highest point it tilts 30 degrees so that people look at the ground for a few seconds, then they are dropped at more than 120 kilometers per hour.
Authorities from that country began an investigation, since the company responsible for amusement park security He pointed out that the minor was insured in the attraction seat; In this way, they seek to determine what caused the fall.
So far, the amusement park is no longer operating the attraction until further notice; Another mechanical game called Slingshot, which has two towers from which passengers are thrown, has also ceased to serve.
ATTENTION STRONG IMAGES
WARNING! Some disturbing footage of a accidental death where a 14-year old boy was ejected & died. This happened at a Amusement Park ride named ICON in Florida. Investigation is underway pic.twitter.com/H7Rg4iLUaB
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