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14-Year-Old Boy’s Harness Was Still Locked After Fall From Amusement Park Ride: Ac-cident Report – Video

Tyre Sampson, a 14-year-old, was excited to go on rides at an amusement park just like how any other kid of his age would want to. So he decided to visit the ICON Park situated in Orlando and boarded the freefall ride.

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As the magnets of the ride engaged while descending, Sampson slid through and fell, and leave this world as a result of multiple wounds.

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However, his dad claimed that he got to know about the incident after he saw his son’s pictures go viral on social media.

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He also said that he probably leave this world because he was too big to fit in the ride since the maximum weight allowed for a passenger is about 287lbs while Sampson weighed 340lbs.

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The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services along with the Orange County Sheriff is said to be investigating the incident and even the amusement park authorities have agreed to cooperate with them.

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It has also been told that there has been no po-lice complaint registered so far. The park authorities also said that the ride would remain shut until the investigation is complete.

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However, his family told that it was sad to see a bright young boy leave this world over a ride at an amusement park.

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The amusement park which is owned by SlingShot Group expressed their sympathy and said that they are trying their best to make sure that such an incident never occurs again.

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