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Boy, 12, dies at Kansas water park

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 12-year-old boy has died at a water park in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan says the boy died Sunday at the Schlitterbahn Water Park. Morgan says he does not yet know the circumstances of the death.

Among the park's attractions is the Verruckt water slide, which is promoted as the world's tallest water slide.

A park official did not immediately respond to a call seeking comment Sunday.

There was no additional information released about the fatality.

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