Tyre Sampson, known to his friends in Big Tick and a rising middle school football player, appeared to come out of the seat, as the magnets activated to slow the ride on his descent.
Tyre Sampson: Death Graphic Video, 14 Years Old Free Fall Ride Accident Orlando Theme Park Drop Tower Footage
Death Graphic Video:
Preliminary accident reports that led to the death of a 14-year-old boy during an amusement park ride in Orlando last week found the tire locking mechanism on Sampson’s seat was working, but too heavy for the 350-pound teen ride.
It is possible Sampson fell from the freefall drop tower at ICON Park on International Drive last Thursday, which sees riders hoist 430 feet into the air before forcefully dropping at 75 mph.
When the ride stopped the harness was still in the down and off position,’ reads part of the report filed by the operator with the Fair Rides Division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services looking into the accident.
14 Years Old Free Fall Ride Accident Orlando Theme Park Drop Tower Footage:
We can’t help but feel sorry for a 14-year-old boy after watching his tragic fall from a drop tower in Orlando. His death has since gone viral on social media, with people sharing his heartbreaking video and commenting on how sad it is.
Though the boy’s name has not been released, but those who have seen the video can give some comfort to his family during this difficult time.
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According to the ride’s operations manual, attendants must manually check the restrictions when loading a guest, to make sure it is locked. The ride also will not board until the riders are locked in their seats. But there are also suggestions that Sampson exceeded the maximum weight limit allowed by the attraction.