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Authorities: Teenage girl dies at Ohio water park

Emergency responders performed CPR on Jones before she was flown to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
Credit: Middletown City Schools

A teenage girl has died at a water park in southwestern Ohio, authorities said.

Mykiara Jones, 14, was pulled from the water at the Land of Illusion’s Aqua Adventures Waterpark in Middletown, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. She was not wearing a life vest and fell into the water around 5 p.m. Tuesday after being on some kind of jumping apparatus, officials said.

Emergency responders performed CPR on Jones before she was flown to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later. 

A cause of death has not been determined.

*A Message from the Superintendent* Last night our district administrators were notified of the tragic death of one of...

Posted by Middletown City Schools on Wednesday, July 21, 2021