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Eyewitness describes fatal attack on whale trainer

A trainer at the SeaWorld park in Orlando, Florida, has died after being attacked by a killer whale.

Witnesses said the whale had jumped and grabbed Dawn Brancheau by the waist from a poolside platform before dragging her underwater.

Wayne Gillespie was watching the show with his wife and daughter when Ms Brancheau was killed, and describes the moments leading up to the attack.

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