4 killed on Australia amusement park ride

AUSTRALIA (WIAT) — UPDATE: A police official says video shows the ride was coming to an end when two rafts collided, flipping one raft backwards.

Two men and two women died in the accident. A 12-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy survived after being thrown out of the raft.

ORIGINAL: Four people are dead after an accident at an amusement park in Queensland, Australia.

The accident happened at the Dreamworld Amusement Park on the Gold Coast. Officials say there was a malfunction with a family ride.

Somehow, two people were thrown from the ride and two others were caught inside. All of the victims are believed to be in their 30’s or 40’s.

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the ride to malfunction.

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