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Orlando FreeFall ride death: Family friend who took Tyre Sampson to ICON Park speaks

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ORLANDO, Fla. - The family who took Tyre Sampson to ICON Park the night he died spoke exclusively to FOX 35 News about the tragedy. "Even though it wasn’t my brother, it still feels that way.

I still experienced it that way. That experience, that’s never going to go away. You know what I’m saying? It’s so heartbreaking," said Tyre Sampson’s family friend, Dior Moore.It was her family that took Sampson with them on a family trip to Orlando last week, the trip that included that visit to ICON Park.

Dior said her brother was on the ride, sitting next to Sampson the night he fell to his death. RELATED: How did 14-year-old Tyre Sampson fall from Orlando FreeFall?Her mother, Kelly Ross, was Facetiming with her as it happened.

Kelly spoke to FOX 35 but did not want to show her face on camera. "I said’ Tyre, you go and sit and see if you can fit,’ and that’s what he did, and they said that he could fit," said Ross.

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