Dare led teen to get sucked into water park drain: Sheriff

ABC13 Houston | 8/14/2019 | Nick Natario
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CRYSTAL BEACH, Texas (KTRK) -- A Port Bolivar teen is fighting for his life after he was sucked inside a drain at a water park in Crystal Beach.

Tragedy struck inside the Fun Town Water Park Saturday. It was at the Crystal Beach location where the sheriff's office says a teen got sucked inside a drain.

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"From my understanding, it might have been on a dare," Galveston County Sheriff Henry Troschessett explained. "He's a large, 14-year-old, my size, 5'11", and he picked it up, and when he did that, he slipped into the intake."

An employee shut the pipes off, but it was too late. The sheriff's office says the teen was able to escape, but he suffered serious internal injuries and was rushed to UTMB.

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