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The 60-year-old Disneyland employee, who worked at the park for 24 years, has died after a golf cart accident

The 60-year-old Disneyland employee, who worked at the park for 24 years, has died after a golf cart accident

“We are deeply saddened by the loss,” said Ken Potrock, president of the Disneyland Resort.



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a Disneyland An employee has died from injuries she sustained after falling from a golf cart while working.

The employee — identified as 60-year-old Bonnie Mavis Lear of Fullerton, California, according to CBS News – She fell from a moving golf cart and hit her head at a California amusement park on June 5, according to the Anaheim Police Department.

Police said first responders arrived at the Disneyland Resort just before 11:30 a.m. local time “regarding a traffic collision that occurred backstage.”

Lear was found in “serious condition” after the accident and was taken to a local hospital, according to police. Two days later, on June 7, she died of her injuries.

Anaheim police traffic investigators, who also responded to the scene of the collision, are currently investigating the collision that resulted in Lear’s death, police said.

Disneyland did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.



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In a statement obtained by PEOPLE, Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock expressed his condolences to the late employee’s loved ones.

“We are deeply saddened by Bonnie’s loss and offer our sincere condolences to everyone who cared for her,” he said.

“At this time, we are focused on supporting her family and our staff members through this tragic event and ensuring they have the resources they need,” Potrock added.

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Lear worked at Club 33, a private dining club in the New Orleans Square area of ​​the park, according to CBS News and the local outlet. ABC 7.

I worked at the resort for 24 years.

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