KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – The boy, whose name has not been released, died of unknown causes, Kansas City Police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan said Sunday. Schlitterbahn is closed while police are investigating.
A 12-year-old boy died Sunday while riding the Verruckt water slide at the Schlitterbahn Kansas City Water Park.
Kansas City, Kansas, police were called to the park about 3:20 p.m.
The cause of death is accidental, police said.
Park officials said the boy was visiting the park with his parents.
The Verruckt is promoted as the world’s tallest water slide.
The park will be closed Monday.