Timeline: Deaths and accidents at Disney
Aug. 22, 1989: A 29-year-old jogger was seriously injured on Walt Disney World property when he ran in front of a truck.
Feb. 8, 1990: A worker was killed at Disney Hollywood Studios when he fell 33 feet to his death from a scaffold while working on an air-conditioning duct.
Feb. 8, 1990: In an unrelated accident, three tourists were injured when three sets of cars in the Space Mountain roller coaster at Walt Disney World's Disney World Magic Kingdom abruptly stopped because the computer detected a faulty wheel and automatically halted the system.
Feb. 6, 1990: Five tourists suffered minor injuries when pieces of molding fell from the ceiling of the Haunted Mansion attraction at Walt Disney World's Disney World Magic Kingdom.
Aug. 18, 1994: A 6-year-old girl was badly injured when she became pinned between a boat and boarding dock at the It's a Small World ride at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. The girl suffered collapsed lungs, a broken rib and a broken arm.
Dec. 31, 1999: Six people were burned when fireworks at Disney World's New Year's Eve festivities exploded near them.
June 13, 2005: A 4-year-old boy died of a heart attack after riding the Mission: Space ride at Epcot.
April 11, 2006: A 49-year-old woman became ill after riding Mission: Space at Walt Disney World's Epcot. She was taken to a nearby hospital and died the next day.
April 30, 2007: an unidentified worker who was bent over a ride vehicle for Primeval Whirl at Animal Kingdom to pick up trash was pushed over the edge of the platform by the vehicle. She suffered a minor head injury.
November 2007: Karen Price, a 63-year-old ride operator for the Primeval Whirl at Animal Kingdom, was loading guests onto the attraction when she was hit by one of the vehicles. Price, who was leaning over the vehicle when it began moving forward, was pushed 10 feet forward and off of the ride platform, where she fell 3 feet to the ground and struck her head. She died five days later.
Dec. 18, 2007: A 44-year-old man visiting Walt Disney World died after apparently suffering a heart attack on the Expedition Everest roller coaster in Animal Kingdom. No heart defibrillators were immediately available in the area.
July 5, 2009: A 21-year-old monorail driver was killed when his train crashed into another monorail because of a track change malfunction. This was the first fatal accident involving a monorail in the resort's 38-year history.
Aug. 6, 2009: A 47-year-old Disney performer was injured during Captain Jack's Pirate Tutorial show at Disney World. He succumbed to his injuries and died a few days later.
Aug. 17, 2009: A stuntman at Disney's Hollywood Studios died after suffering a head injury while practicing a tumbling roll during a rehearsal for the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular show.
Oct. 31, 2009: A 4-year-old girl was injured at Disney's Fort Wilderness resort when a golf cart she was riding in overturned.
March 14, 2010: A Walt Disney World employee broke his leg after he was struck by a guest driving a car at the Tomorrowland Speedway in the Magic Kingdom.
March 23, 2010: Eight people were injured, one seriously, because of a crash between a Disney bus and Waldorf-Astoria bus near Epcot.
April 1, 2010: A 10-year-old boy was hit and killed by a bus while riding his bike at Disney's Fort Wilderness.
July 9, 2010: An electrician working for a Disney subsidiary died after he was shocked as he worked near an electrical transformer at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
March 14, 2011: A Disney worker injured while repairing the Primeval Whirl roller coaster at Animal Kingdom later died from the injuries. 52-year-old Russell Sherry Roscoe suffered massive head injuries while working on the ride and he was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center.
March 23, 2012: Katherine Jo-Ann Baliton broke her fibula boarding the Magic Kingdom's Jungle Cruise. She died April 7, 2012 because of a blood clot in her leg three days after surgery for the broken bone, according to a lawsuit brought by her family against Disney.
August 16, 2013: A 63-year-old Orlando woman was killed when a bus taking tourists from Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World resorts hit the rear of her car, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The 1996 Buick stopped in the left lane on Epcot Center Drive about 3:25 p.m., and the westbound bus was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting it, troopers said. The driver of the Buick, Solange Blain, was pronounced dead at Florida Hospital Celebration Health. The crash happened under clear skies at Overpass Road near the Epcot theme park.
July 10, 2014: A tourist from the United Kingdom was hospitalized after an accident on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney's Magic Kingdom. The tips of the man's ring finger and his pinky finger on his right hand were severed, according to Bo Jones, with the Reedy Creek Fire Department.
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