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Here's How Much Family of Boy Killed on Waterslide Will Get

10-year-old Caleb Schwab was killed in 2016 at a Kansas water park

(Newser) - The family of a 10-year-old boy who died on a giant waterslide at a Kansas water park will receive nearly $20 million in settlement payments, the AP reports, citing court documents. The largest payment to Caleb Schwab's family, $14 million, will come from SVV 1 and KC Water Park,... More »

Dad Recalls Final Words to Son Who Died on Water Slide

Caleb Schwab's parents talk to 'Good Morning America'

(Newser) - The parents of a 10-year-old boy who died while riding on the world's tallest water slide at a water park in Kansas said they are still grieving but are thankful for the condolences they have received from around the world, the AP reports. In an interview Monday on Good ... More »

Source: Kansas Boy Was Decapitated on Waterslide

Other riders say their raft flew into the air

(Newser) - The death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab on the world's tallest waterslide was even more horrific than early reports indicated, a source tells the AP . The source says the boy, son of Kansas lawmaker Scott Schwab, was decapitated in the accident, which is being investigated but hasn't been explained... More »

What It's Like to Test Earth's Most Insane Water Slide

Kansas City's crazy 'Verruckt' slide tests first people

(Newser) - If climbing up 264 steps, strapping yourself into an inflatable raft with Velcro, and plummeting 17 stories at speeds of up to 65mph isn’t your thing—well, just be glad you’re not the human guinea pigs doing a first run on the Verruckt , said by io9 to be... More »

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