Man falls 50 feet to his death from US amusement park ride

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A man died after falling nearly 50 feet from an amusement park ride in the US state of Utah, authorities said on Monday.

Videos from bystanders showed the 32-year-old man hanging onto the safety bar of the Sky Ride at the Lagoon Amusement Park.

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According to police, the man fell and had to be airlifted to the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City.

He was in critical condition before he died as a result of his fall, local media reports said.

Police are still investigating the incident, but have said the fall did not seem to be intentional.

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