Farmington, UT (August 18, 2021) – On Saturday, August 14, a man was killed after falling from a ride at an amusement park in Farmington.
A 32-year-old man reportedly died following the incident. The victim was reportedly seen by other visitors at the park hanging from the Sky Ride at Lagoon Amusement Park. The man reportedly fell about 50 feet to the ground.
The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead by responding medical staff. At this time, the fall seems to have been unintentional. The cause of the accident has not yet been confirmed at this time. The identity of the victim was not provided in the initial reports.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is being managed by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Amusement parks are a popular form of amusement, especially during the summer months when temperatures are higher. It is estimated that an estimated 43.405 people were injured as a result of amusement rides in 2017, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. The bulk of the victims were between the ages of five and fourteen years old. They can be caused by negligence, such as inexperienced ride operators, mechanical failure as a result of bad ride maintenance, a lack of written warnings, or malfunctioning safety equipment, among other things.
An action for wrongful death can be initiated by a family member when a loved one has died as a result of the carelessness of another person. There are a variety of scenarios that might result in a wrongful death lawsuit, including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, and nursing facility neglect, all of which can be handled by an experienced personal injury attorney in Salt Lake City. If a victim’s family or estate suffers a wrongful death, the state of Utah enables them to seek compensation in order to compensate them for the damages they have suffered as a result of the loss of a loved one.
It is important to speak with an experienced Farmington, Utah wrongful death attorney if you feel that your loved one’s death may have been caused by the carelessness of another individual. Jardine Law Offices will make certain that your interests and legal rights are protected at every stage of the legal process, and our years of expertise ensure that our Salt Lake City wrongful death attorneys can assist you in putting together a compelling legal argument on your behalf.
If you or a loved one has died in a fatal amusement park accident, call our offices immediately at 801-350-3506 for help.
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