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Child dies after incident at Wild Rivers Water Park in Irvine

A 12-year-old boy has died after an incident at the Wild Rivers Water Park in Irvine on Saturday. 

Circumstances surrounding the death remain unclear, but park officials say that it was not a drowning. 

We are deeply saddened to share that an incident occurred today at Wild Rivers. A 12-year-old boy experienced a non-water, but medical related incident," said a statement from a park spokesperson. "Despite the swift response from our team and emergency services, he sadly passed away later at the hospital. Our hearts go out to the boy's family and loved ones during this difficult time. We ask that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers."

Police were called to the scene early Saturday, along with Orange County Fire Authority paramedics after receiving calls for medical aid at the park, located at 10000 Great Park Boulevard. 

"It does not appear the incident is water-related," police said. 

This is a developing story. Check back for details. 

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