The nature of the unidentified victim’s injuries was not immediately available and an autopsy is scheduled for this week, the coroner’s office said Monday.
The statement states that the incident is being investigated by the sheriff’s and forensic offices. He did not provide any details about what might have happened.
“Immediately after the incident, Glenwood Caverns employees began first aid until paramedics arrived with the Glenwood Springs Fire Department and determined the child had died,” the coroner’s statement said.
“We are deeply saddened and ask you to keep the family of the deceased in your thoughts and prayers,” the amusement park said in a statement posted on its website.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park said it would be closed until Wednesday after death.