A killer whale killed a trainer Wednesday afternoon at SeaWorld’s Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Florida, a spokesman for the Orange County Fire Department said.
The woman, 40, was in the whale holding area about 2 p.m. when “she apparently slipped or fell into the tank and was fatally injured by one of the whales,” the spokesman said.
The spokesman, John Mulhall, said the trainer was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident did not occur during a performance, said a spokeswoman for SeaWorld, who added that more information was to be released soon.
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