Boy Dies at Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park After Falling From Water Slide


Lake Delton Police say at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday, the boy and two friends jumped over a padlocked fence to get on an outdoor water slide that was closed for the season.

Police say the incident happened Wednesday night at Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park in Lake Delton. The area surrounding the slide is closed for the season and is fenced off and the gates are locked. The boy used a sled to go down the slide, halfway down the slide, the boy got stuck in the snow.When he tried to free himself, he slipped 35 feet to the ground.

The boy died at the scene. Police said the boy’s family was staying at the resort at the time.  The victim’s name is not being released at this time.

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