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Boy Dies In Zipline Accident

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By Paul Johnson

Redmond, Washington (KMVT-TV) A12-year-old boy died after he accidentally hung himself on a zipline. The king county sheriff's office says the accident happened when Jackson Roos was playing outside his home in Redmond Washington. His mother thought he was riding his bike, but he was in the backyard on the zipline. After looking for him, she found him hanging on the zipline. Medics responded to the scene and attempted to resuscitate roos but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives said the zip line appeared to be commercially made and installed.


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