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24/02/2016 10:23 GMT | Updated 24/02/2016 13:59 GMT

China Theme Park Disaster: Horrific Video Shows Man Falling From Ride After Seatbelt Unravels

WARNING THIS VIDEO MAY BE DISTRESSING FOR SOME VIEWERS

Sickening video footage has captured the moment that a man's seatbelt came undone, throwing him from a theme park ride as it travelled at high speed.

The incident took place on Monday afternoon at the Sanmenxia Mianchi Yangshuo Square amusement park, and was filmed on a mobile phone.

It was uploaded to video site LiveLeak, where reports claim the man died on impact.

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The man's seatbelt snapped, causing him to plunge to the ground

It's currently not known what caused the safety measure to break.

The tragedy follows another incident which saw a teen crushed to death after falling from a pirate ship theme park ride in China's Baoding City.

The 19-year-old was reported to have been drunk and standing in his seat when he fell into the machinery below.

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