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Fatal water ride accident at Drayton Manor

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An 11-year old girl has died after falling from a rapids ride at Drayton Manor.

Evha Jannath was riding the Splash Canyon attraction during a school trip to the English amusement park near Tamworth, Staffordshire.

Drayton Manor was closed today as a mark or respect to the family, as was the girl’s school in Leicester. A Health and Safety Executive investigation has begun.

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Owen Ralph

Owen Ralph

As a Lead Features Writer for blooloop, Owen brings with him two decades of experience covering the amusement and attractions industry for trade publications, including World’s Fair, Coinslot International, Kirmes & Park Revue and Park World, where he spent 15 years as Editor. He is currently a member of the IAAPA EMEA Education Subcommittee.

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