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A 12-year-old boy has died of serious injuries on an indoor ski slope in Staffordshire.
A man was also injured in the incident at the SnowDome in Tamorth on Friday evening, with emergency services calling the activity center at around 6:40 p.m.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, the child was pronounced dead at the scene, BirminghamLive reports.

Staffordshire Police have confirmed that a man has also been treated, with specialist officers supporting the boy’s family.

The force asked people not to speculate about the incident or to share footage or footage from the scene.

He added that the Health and Safety Executive had been informed of the incident.

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Emergency services were called to the scene on Friday evening
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A police spokesperson said: “We were called at 6:40 pm this evening (September 24) to report that a child was seriously injured during an activity at Snow Dome in Tamworth.

“The officers attended the scene as well as the paramedics who treated a boy at the scene.

“Sadly, the 12-year-old boy died of his injuries soon after.

“His parents are supported by officers. Our thoughts are with them.








Police urged people not to speculate about the incident or share footage
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“A man is also being treated for injuries. We urge people not to speculate about the incident or to share any images or footage.

“The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been informed of the incident.

“Anyone with information on the incident can contact us on 101 or via social networks ref 665 of September 24. “

Police patrol cars were pictured parked outside the center.

A spokesperson for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: ‘On arrival the crews found a boy who had suffered very serious injuries.

“Staff worked on him providing advanced life support, but unfortunately despite all efforts it was not possible to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene. “

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