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shavethewhales

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Adventureland Raft Accident
« on: July 12, 2021, 11:42:02 AM »
The story of the raft accident at adventureland keeps getting worse.

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2021/07/09/adventureland-park-fatal-accident-2021-raging-river-ride-11-year-old-drowned-michael-jaramillo-david/7912842002/

It was tragic that an 11 year old boy died on this ride, especially after the ride already suffered a fatal accident years ago. I just don't understand how this ride can be that dangerous.

What makes it worse is that the park's response was lacking in every conceivable way. I am worried that the park will be so buried in lawsuits that the might not survive this. Not that they don't deserve to be sued.

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Re: Adventureland Raft Accident
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2021, 02:26:09 PM »
Similar accident happened at Opryland the last year it was open -- we were a couple of rafts back. Don't think anyone was killed but people were injured. It a long time for employees to get the remaining rafts in and unloaded.