Who Makes Sure Amusement Rides Are Safe?
In less than a week, a boy died and others were injured in four amusement park accidents across the U.S.By Lauren Stephenson | August 13, 2016
"We are saddened to share that a young boy died on Verruckt this afternoon," said Winter Prosapio, Schlitterbahn Water Parks & Resorts spokeswoman.
That 10-year-old boy died on the world's tallest water slide at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kansas, on Aug. 7.
It was one of four amusement park accidents reported across the U.S. in the second week of August alone.