Attorney: Teen Who Fell to Death from Orlando Amusement Park Ride Almost 100 Pounds Over Weight Limit

Attorney: Teen Who Fell to Death from Orlando Amusement Park Ride Almost 100 Pounds Over Weight Limit


An autopsy found that the 14-year-old boy who fell from an Orlando amusement park ride in March died from blunt force trauma, and a lawyer who represents the family says he was almost 100 pounds over the ride’s weight limit.

Tyre Sampson’s autopsy found he sustained a number of severe injuries, including “a broken arm, a broken leg, a fractured jaw and several fractured ribs,” after falling in excess of 70 feet from ICON Park’s Orlando Free Fall ride and crashing to the ground, WFLA reported.

The autopsy, which ruled Sampson’s death an accident, also shed light on his physical size, stating he was “obese” at 383 pounds while standing at 6’2, WOFL noted.  It added that he appeared “older than the reported age

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