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11 year-old identified as one killed in Adventureland Park accident

Published: Jul. 4, 2021 at 10:56 PM CDT
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ALTOONA, Iowa (KCRG) - Altoona police identified an 11-year-old boy as the person killed in an accident at Adventureland on Saturday.

Altoona police say Michael Jaramillo died from injuries he suffered when the raft he was on flipped at the Raging River ride. 6 people were on the raft when it flipped and three others went to the hospital, one of them, a juvenile, is still in critical condition. The other two passengers suffered minor injuries.

Four off-duty Altoona police officers and fire medics were working alongside Adventureland staff to help victims after the accident.

The park said a raft overturned at around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday on the Raging River.

The park said the investigation is ongoing and the ride is still closed.

Adventureland said it is working closely with both state and local authorities.

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