Disneyland Employee Tragically Dies After Falling from Golf Cart in California Theme Park

Disneyland Employee Tragically Dies After Falling from Golf Cart in California Theme Park

A devastating incident unfolded at Disneyland in California as Bonnye Lear, a longtime employee, tragically lost her life after falling out of a moving golf cart, resulting in severe head trauma.

Backstage Tragedy

Bonnye Lear, 60, a Club 33 administrator from Fullerton, CA, sustained critical injuries in the accident, which occurred on June 5. Despite immediate response from Anaheim Police and rescue teams, Lear succumbed to her injuries after falling from the golf cart while on duty at the theme park.

Fatal Injuries

Lear’s injuries were grave, leading to her being transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Tragically, she was declared brain dead and passed away on June 7, according to the Orange County Coroner spokesperson Sgt. Frank Gonzalez.

Details of the Incident

Rae Delgado, a fellow Disney cast member, shared details of the accident on Facebook, revealing that Lear suffered a fractured skull and brain swelling. The incident occurred when Lear, along with three passengers, hit a bump in the road while traveling on the rear of the golf cart.

Response from Disneyland

Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock expressed heartfelt condolences, stating the park is deeply saddened by Lear’s loss and is committed to supporting her family and fellow cast members during this tragic time.

Allegations of Silence

Delgado raised concerns about attempts to suppress discussion of the incident, claiming that managers instructed cast members to remain silent. This sparked disagreement among employees, who feel it is essential to acknowledge and remember Lear’s passing.

Grieving Community

The news of Lear’s passing deeply affected the Disneyland community, with colleagues expressing sorrow and remembering her as a kind and valued member of the team.

Memories Shared

Former colleagues, including Disney theme parks vlogger ‘Just Ask Danny,’ mourned Lear’s loss online, highlighting her kindness and positive impact during her 24-year tenure at Disneyland.

Seeking Clarification

DailyMail.com reached out to Disney for comment on the allegations of silencing cast members, seeking clarification on the matter as the community grapples with this tragic loss.

Mourning in California

The incident has left a profound impact in California, prompting reflection and mourning within the Disney community and beyond.

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