TRAGIC! 14-year old’s FATAL fall from ride at #IconPark Orlando caught on camera! [vid]

Tyre Sampson, 14, was pictured just before he plunged to his death at ICON Park in OrlandoFlorida on Thursday night.

A 14 year old boy fell to his DEATH from an amusement park ride at Icon Park in Orlando, Florida.

The TRAGIC moment was caught on camera as it appeared the crew did not properly check his safety harness before starting the ride.

The teen was seen sitting on the ride with his harness seemingly unbuckled and hanging over his shoulders.

Unlike the other riders sitting next to him, Tyre’s harness doesn’t appear to be pulled down all the way and fastened onto his seat.

Cops identified the teen in a press conference on Friday afternoon as they revealed he was visiting Orlando with a friend’s family during Spring Break.

Authorities said that Tyre’s death appeared to be an accident from preliminary investigations.

So far there are no criminal charges in the work, police said.

Tyre, from Missouri, was visiting Central Florida with a friend’s family, Orange County Sheriff John Mina confirmed on Friday.

The Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services will be looking into whether there were issues with the ride itself.

A spokesperson for the Slingshot Group of Companies, which owns the ride, confirmed the teenager was in a safety harness.

They added that staff “operate the ride with all the safety precaution(s) in mind.”

ICON Park, on its part, released a statement on Friday: “A tragedy occurred last night at the Orlando FreeFall and our hearts are heavy with sadness.

“The owner of the attraction is fully cooperating with authorities and ICON Park is doing everything we can to assist.

“The Orlando FreeFall will be closed pending a full investigation. Other businesses at ICON Park are scheduled to be open during their normal business hours.”

Witness Montrey Williams told Fox35: “At first we thought it was a piece of the ride or whatever until we got a little closer and it was a person laying on the ground.

The Orlando Free Fall stands at 430 feet and a maximum of 30 thrill-seekers can go on the ride at one time.


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