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Killer whale drowns SeaWorld trainer in Orlando

A 40-year-old trainer at SeaWorld in Orlando has died in an incident involving a killer whale.

Jim Solomons of the Orlando County Sheriff's Office, said the trainer either slipped or fell into the whale's tank, where she was then fatally injured.

SeaWorld president Dan Brown said there would be an investigation to find out what exactly happened.


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