Caleb Schwab, 10, tragically died on the world’s tallest water slide in August.

On Tuesday, more than three months after the accident, Schlitterbahn Water Park made an announcement about the Verrückt ride, where Schwab was decapitated. The slide has been closed since the incident.

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The park announced that it will permanently close Verrückt and tear it down after getting permission to do some from the court, and after an investigation into Schwab’s death is over.

“In our 50 years  of providing an environment for families and friends to gather, we’ve never experienced this kind of devastating event,” the park said in a statement.

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“In our opinion, it is the only proper course of action following this tragedy,” park officials said.

Another ride will be build in place of the 168-foot slide, according to ABC News.

Details on what exactly killed Schwab are still unknown.

A Kansas City water park just made this huge announcement about the slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Melissa Gotleib is a content editor at Rare.
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