Disney employee killed in accident!
A Disney employee was killed in a behind the scenes accident involving a float before the parade began. The victim was a performer and was wearing a costume when the accident occurred before 3 PM EST Wednesday.
The accident happened in a behind the scenes staging area behind the Splash Mountain ride in the Magic Kingdom. The float was described as a large snow globe in which costumed characters are displayed inside.
The victim was declared dead at the scene of the accident, the Reedy Creek Fire Department transported the body off Disney property.