A teenage boy has died after falling from the world’s tallest drop ride in a 400ft plunge, MTO News has learned
Police received reports of an emergency at ICON Park in Orlando, Florida just after 11pm local time on Thursday.
Footage uploaded online shows the operator talking with riders before they take off into the air.
As the ride starts, the worker yells: “Hey did you take your seat belt on the left side. Seat belt.”
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Here’s the video, we warn you it is pretty disturbing:
A 14-year-old boy fell from the ride and was taken to hospital where he died.
The victim has not been identified as investigations continue.
ICON Park has not yet commented on the tragedy.
The Orlando Free Fall stands at 430 feet and a maximum of 30 thrill-seekers can go on the ride. It’s the world’s tallest free-standing drop tower, according to the ICON Park website.
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