The drowning happened Tuesday at the Aqua Adventure water park portion of Land of Illusion Adventure Park
, alcuni 40 miles north of downtown Cincinnati
, the Butler County Sheriff’s Office said
The teen had gone under water
in giro 5 p.m., and someone called emergency responders to say she was drowning
, ha detto l'ufficio dello sceriffo.
When deputies arrived, medics and park staff were trying to find the teen. A lifeguard found her at about 5:30 p.m., secondo l'ufficio dello sceriffo.
Medics began treatment after the girl was pulled from the water. A helicopter took the teen to a hospital, dove è stata dichiarata morta, ha detto l'ufficio dello sceriffo.
The teen was from Dayton, secondo il dipartimento dello sceriffo, which did not release a name. Details about what led to the drowning or where precisely she was found in the water park were not released.
The amusement park said it was “saddened to learn of the passing of a young girl at our Aqua Adventure park” and offered condolences to her family and friends.
The water park was closed Wednesday “out of respect for her and her family, and for our employees who are also dealing with this tragedy,” the amusement park said in a prepared statement.