10-year-old boy killed in accident on world\'s tallest water slide [updated]
Last Sunday, a young boy was killed on the world\'s tallest water slide at an amusement park in Kansas City, Kansas City.
Kansas City police confirmed their death at Schlitterbahn Water Park, which was closed around 3: 45. m. local time.
Police say the boy\'s death was an accident.
Kansas Representative Scott Schwab said in a statement that his son Caleb Thomas Schwab died in the accident, Reuters reported.
\"When we try to patch with him the home where we are no longer with us, we know that he believes in his savior Jesus and that they are always together now, we are comforted.
We will see him another day, \"Schwab said. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R)
It is one of many members of parliament who share their condolences with their families.
A spokesman for Schlitterbahn said at a brief press conference that the death of Schwab was under investigation and noted that no deaths had occurred before in the park.
She says all the rides in the park are checked daily by outside agencies.
Water Park issued a statement on Sunday afternoon: We are sad that a young boy died at Verrückt this afternoon.
Given that safety is our top priority, we closed the Kansas City park today and Monday and closed the park before a full investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers are with our family at this difficult time.
Guests traveling on the Verrückt slide must be at least 54 inch high, and according to a page on the park site, the page appears to have been deleted on Sunday night but accessible in a cached version.
It described the trip as three.
From \"chin decreased 168 feet 7 inch of structure on the slip down the people raft only was fried back to the second a huge of Hill then and fall the 50 feet of intestines.
Verrückt, which opened in 2014, says \"crazy\" or \"crazy\" in German \".
The Guinness world record lists it as the world\'s tallest water slide.
The story has been updated, including the name of the victim and the statement of the family.
His age has also changed.