son of state lawmaker, 10, dies on the world’s tallest water slide where thrillseekers reach 65mph on 168ft ride
An old son of a Kansas congressman died on a 168ft ride.
The world\'s tallest water slide.
Republican Scott Schwab\'s son, Caleb, died at the Verruckt attraction at the schlitterbarn water park in Kansas City. The 168ft-
In Germany, high Verruckt, which means \"crazy\", was certified by Guinness World Records as the world\'s tallest water slide.
Rider on multiple slides
According to the website of the park, the person raft must be 54 inch high in the end.
Witnesses said he landed at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, USA, and then flew out and hit the fence.
It is also suggested that the seat belt on the ride does not work properly.
Caleb was paired with two adult sisters on the raft.
A broken chin and a broken face.
They said they don\'t know what happened.
She was said to have closed her eyes throughout her journey.
Schwab and his wife issued a statement confirming that it was their son, Caleb Thomas Schwab, whose family was in the park with him when he died.
They asked for privacy grief and said: \"Since the day he was born, he has brought rich joy to our family and to all the people he has touched.
Winter Prosapiotold, spokesman for Schlitterbahn, said at a press conference: \"We really don\'t know what\'s going on. \"That\'s why. . .
A comprehensive investigation is necessary.
We must understand what happened.
\"This is not what we have experienced.
The safety of our guests is a priority, so in addition to safety and what happens during the ride, our staff is also affected.
\"Our lifeguards are key, and it\'s hard for them to focus after something like this, so we feel it\'s wise to close the park.
Kansas City police spokesman Cameron Morgan said he had no details about the accident.
Prosapio said the park will be closed today and the ride will be closed before the investigation.
Scott Schwab is a Republican from Olathe.
He has four sons with his wife, Michelle, said Mr.
House Speaker Ray Merrick told the family of Kansas City Star Schwab to be \"the center of his world \".
\"Although the operator did not explain the reason, the 2014 opening of Verruckt was delayed several times.
Two media preview days were canceled on 2014 as shipping 100-
Push the raft to the top of the slide.
In a news article related to a press release announcing a 2014 delay, Schlitterbahn co-
Owner Jeff Henry told USA Today that he and senior designer John Kucey had already calculated according to their calculations when designing the slide on the roller coaster, but that didn\'t translate well into something like
Henry said that in the early tests, the raft with sandbags flew off the slide, prompting engineers to dismantle half of the trip and reconfigure some for $1 million.
Promotional videos about making slides include footage of two men riding a raft in half a month.
Size test model, it flies slightly in the air when it climbs up the top of the first mountain.
Prosapio said at a press conference that the park\'s rides are subject to inspection every day and are subject to inspection of \"external parties\" before the start of each season.
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