6-year old girl dead after ‘incident’ on Colorado amusement park ride
A six year old girl vacationing with her family has tragically died after an “incident” occurred on a ride at an amusement park in Colorado on Sunday night.
The occurred around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night forcing the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs to shut down on Monday and Tuesday as officials investigate the death that occurred on the Haunted Mine Drop, the park confirmed in a statement.
Minimal details have been released.
“Out of respect and concern for all parties involved, we will not have further comment until all details have been confirmed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all involved,” Suzanne Emery with the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park said in a release.
The Haunted Mine Drop first opened in 2017, and boasts itself as the first underground drop ride, where riders plunge 110 feet inside of Iron Mountain.
Park visitors are required to sign a release of liability waiver before going on any rides or attractions.