An autopsy released on Monday revealed that Tyre Sampson, 14, was almost 100 pounds over the weight limit for the FreeFall ride at Orlando’s ICON Park, causing him to tragically fall to his death.
The New York Post reported that Sampson’s autopsy showed that his death was the result of both internal injuries and external injuries which included trauma to his head, neck, and torso. The document also recorded the teen’s weight at 383 pounds.
The publication noted that the FreeFall ride weight limit is 287 pounds.
“Be careful when seeing if large guests fit into the seats,” a manual for the ride says. “Check that they fit within the contours of the seat and the bracket fits properly. If this is not so — Do not let