7-year-old British girl blown away in a bouncy castle

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Bouncy Castle Tragedy

Onlookers at a traveling carnival in England watched in horror as strong winds flung a bouncy castle into the air with a young girl trapped inside over Easter weekend.

A girl was killed on Saturday afternoon when a sudden gust of wind blowing at around 25 mph sent a bouncy castle flying across a park in Essex, United Kingdom.

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The wind ripped the Toy Story-themed inflatable structure from its moorings while 7-year-old Summer Grant was playing alone inside. The bouncy castle then flew over nearby rows of caravans and trailers and was blown 150 meters -- approximately the width of three American football fields -- before it landed near a fence, reported the Guardian.

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The young girl was rushed to a local hospital, where she died a few hours later due to multiple critical injuries.

According to the Guardian, a man and woman working for the family-run bouncy castle company have been arrested by local police on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

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