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One dead, three people hospitalized after Adventureland Park accident

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — One person is dead and three other people were hospitalized after a raft overturned on a ride at Adventureland Park over the weekend. 

Six people were on a raft on the Raging River when the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 

KCCI-TV in Des Moines reports that Adventureland officials confirmed on Sunday night that one of the people injured has died.

Adventureland officials said in a Facebook post that the ride had been inspected on Friday and was found to be in sound working order. It will remain closed for a thorough inspection. 

The ride sends riders through rapids on large circular rafts. 


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