The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a resort bus struck and killed a 9 year old boy just outside Disney’s Fort Wilderness property at the resort. Reports say that the boy was riding his bike when the bus hit him, but there are no details yet surrounding the circumstances of the accident.
The boy’s identity has not been released, but he is believed to be a Florida resident.
A statement released to the media stated that “Disney extends its deepest sympathy to the boy’s loved ones and relatives for their loss. We are currently providing necessary resources and care to help the family with this situation.”