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Who Is Tyre Sampson? 14-year-old dies at icon park in viral video

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Tyre Sampson, 14, died after falling off the world’s tallest drop rollercoaster at ICON Park Orlando.

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A horrible occurrence occurred, and everyone was grieved by the news. The tragedy of a 14-year-old kid who died after falling from a drop ride has shocked many people.

Tyre Sampson, a visitor from Missouri, was identified as the teenage boy by authorities. Tyre Sampson was a promising football player who desired to play in the National Football League (NFL).

Sampson’s youth football coach, AJ Jones, told News6 that the teenager was a “humble giant” who hoped to play in the NFL and was a straight-A student.

Who Is Tyre Sampson?

At Icon Park in Orlando, Tyre Sampson was the Fall Death Victim. The boy was transferred to Arnold Palmer Hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

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The “world’s highest freestanding drop tower” opened in December 2021, according to the ride’s description. It stands at 430 feet tall and can hold up to 30 people.

During a news conference on Friday, Orange County Sheriff John Mina said Sampson was visiting the park with his friend’s family from Missouri. He was thrown off the “Orlando Free-Fall” attraction around 11 p.m.

According to John Stine, director of sales and marketing for the Slingshot Group of Companies, the ride’s owner and operator, the teenager was fastened in a safety harness before the fall.

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