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The 14-year-old boy who died after falling from a free-fall tower had previously been rejected at attractions because of his weight

The 14-year-old boy who died after falling from a free-fall tower had previously been rejected at attractions because of his weight

“He certainly wouldn’t have cared if they told him in a respectful way that he wasn’t allowed to ride. That’s a responsibility for such an attraction. But when they tell him it’s safe, of course he trusts they have the experience,” attorney Bob Hilliard told the local newspaper in an extended interview. Fox35 news channel

Hilliard, along with another attorney, was engaged to 14-year-old Missouri Tyre Samspoon. They want to know the truth about the boy’s fall from the ride.

It was a picture of an American football player

It happened Thursday evening at ICON Park in Orlando, USA. The boy was there at a training camp with the American football team. Tyre’s dream was to become a professional and according to his family he was well on his way.

Tire’s team went on several tours that day, but was himself rejected several times. He weighed 154 kilograms and was 1.95 meters tall. He was allowed to sit in the free fall tower.

The tower is 131 meters high

The height of this attraction is 131 meters, which makes it the highest in the world. Thirty people can enter at the same time and visitors climb while turning, after which they advance for a moment and then race in a free fall of 120 kilometers per hour. But it went wrong on Thursday.

Tire fell from his seat shortly after the flight down. He was taken to the hospital, but the help was in vain. Lawyer Hilliard says Tyre’s parents are still grieving. “Words cannot describe the amount of pain.”

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“In a panic when gravity started”

Parents want to know if the ride staff was negligent: Was it safe enough to occupy Tire? Of course, they also want to know if other factors played a role in the accident.

For example, images are also circulating on social media where a question is asked whether the city of Tire is properly secured. Besides, said the father of pictures In a previous interview Indeed, his son would have panicked when the gravity rose. “He said to his friend next to him: If I don’t, please tell Mom and Dad that I love them.”

The park stated in response that it is cooperating fully with the investigation. The attraction is closed indefinitely.