At an amusement park, a 14-year-old kid was killed after falling from a ride. In the United States.

Authorities say a 14-year-old Missouri boy died after he was thrown off a new ride at an Orlando entertainment park.

According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred Thursday night in ICON Park just after 11 p.m.

After the youngster fell from the Orlando FreeFall, the park's 430-foot tallest free-standing drop tower.

Police said the 16-year-old was taken to an area hospital, where he died of his injuries.

The sheriff believes the incident was accidental based on camera evidence and witness accounts from "everyone involved".

Tyre Sampson, had been visiting Orlando from Missouri with a friend's family.

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