published Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Boy dies after hitting head at amusement park

ELYSBURG, Pa. — A 6-year-old boy has died after hitting his head while jumping into a pool at an amusement park in eastern Pennsylvania.

The accident happened in the early afternoon Wednesday at Knoebels (kuh-NO'-bulz) Amusement Resort in Elysburg, about 95 miles northwest of Philadelphia. WNEP-TV reports guards first tried to resuscitate the boy and he was then taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance.

The park took down its regular website Thursday and replaced it with a message offering condolences to the boy's family. His name was not released.

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