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A family of an 11-year-old boy killed in an Adventureland water ride sues the park

One person died after overthrowing a squid in an amusement park

Family A photo of an 11-year-old boy who died a year ago while riding on the water at Iowa Amusement Parkpark, saying that the park did not work properly. He filed a wrongful death litigation in a state court on Thursday. Maintain and repair the vehicle.

Cedar Rapids' David and Sabrina Jaramiro, and their three children, David Jaramiro Jr., August Jaramiro and Naira Petty, file a proceeding against Adventureland Park on the outskirts of Des Moines in Altoona. I did.

They and 11-year-old Michael Jaramiro want to carry the entire family of six on July 3, 2021, but when they flip over and are trapped underwater, the Raging River in the park. I was riding.

Michael Jaramillo was drowned and other family members were injured.

The proceedings allege that Adventureland was unable to properly maintain and repair vehicles, including the Raging River. The proceedings allege that the park continued to operate on the day of the accident, despite reports of serious problems.

They are seeking unspecified monetary damages due to negligence against the company that owned the park, Adventure Lands of America, former CEO Michael Krantz, and three managers.

Kranz is a member of a local family who owned a company that has been running Adventureland since the 1970s. At the end of last year, they sold the park and other related assets to Palace Entertainment, a subsidiary of Parques Reunidos, an international amusement park company based in Spain.

According to court documents, Adventure Lands is responsible for the actions of men.

"All actions or failure of actions by the officers and managers listed have occurred during and within employment at Adventureland."

Guy R. Cook, a lawyer representing the defendant, said safety has always been a top priority for amusement parks.

"Sadly, the tragic accident was the result of a collection of some very rare factors. The proceedings will be specifically addressed in future court filings. "He said.

  • Proceedings
  • Iowa
  • Des Moines

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