- The 10-year-old boy who died Sunday at the world's biggest slide in a water amusement park in the US Kansas City never should access the attraction. The minimum allowable age for a ride is fourteen years.
A spokesman for the Schlitterbahn water park confirmed the death of the boy Sunday afternoon. It is still unclear how the accident could have happened, according to the newspaper The Kansas City Star.
The organization could not say whether the boy slide cases or from the boat. This will have to be examined. The park was closed immediately after the accident and would remain closed Monday all day.
The parents of the victim in an official statement able to be overcome by grief. The spokesman Park said he regretted the accident. The spokesman stressed that safety is paramount in the park.