Employee Loses Life in Waterpark Accident

A fatal accident on the Raging River ride at the family-owned amusement park Adventureland occurred on Tuesday, June 7, according to an article in the Des Moines Register.

According to preliminary investigations, a park employee was stationed at the water ride assisting riders onto the ride, when he slipped and fell. The accident fractured the employee’s skull and eventually resulted in the employee’s death on Saturday, June 11. The employee was identified as a 68-year-old man, who was enjoying retirement with his wife. The retired postal worker had worked at the park for only six days at the time of the accident.

Security staff at the amusement park immediately came to his rescue, and he was transported to Mercy Medical Center, where life support was needed to sustain him. The Raging River ride is still open to the public, but the event is being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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