14-Year-Old Boy’s Harness Was Still Locked After Fall From Amusement Park Ride: Accident 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.

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

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

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.

Tyre Sampson https://www.facebook.com/brandon.gregory.585112/posts/516967633295991 https://www.facebook.com/tyre.sampson/friends Credit: Facebook

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.

Close up view of the Orlando Free Fall at ICON Park on Friday, March 25, 2022 in Orlando, Fla. A 14-year-old boy fell to his death from a ride at an amusement park in Orlando, sheriff’s officials said. Sheriff’s officials and emergency crews responded to a call late Thursday at Icon Park, which is located in the city’s tourist district along International Drive. The boy fell from the Orlando Free Fall ride, which opened late last year. (Willie J. Allen Jr. /Orlando Sentinel via AP)

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.

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

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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