77 Year Old Woman Dies After Riding Disney World Carousel

Written by Michael Lambarde on Feb. 07, 2011

Today, the Walt Disney Company announced to authorities in Florida that a woman collapsed and died after riding in the carousel at Walt Disney World. According to the report, the incident occurred back in December and the park officials explained that the woman had a heart condition before she took the ride. The 77-year-old woman died after riding in the Prince Charming Regal Carousel.

In the same report, Walt Disney World reported that two other people have been injured at the park. The report indicated that in the fourth quarter of last year, a 71-year-old woman broke her shoulder and a rib after she rode in the carousel. The report also contained details about the injury to another older woman. This time a 76-year-old woman fell on a moving platform and injured her leg as a result.

Amusement parks in Florida are required to file a quarterly report of injuries and deaths that occur at their various venues. If the companies comply with the directive, the state will not impose safety regulations on them.All the other reports filed by the other parks contained no injuries or deaths.


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