4 People Killed at an Amusement Park in Australia

Four people were killed at an amusement park in Australia after a water ride malfunctioned.

It happened just after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Dreamworld theme park on Australia's Gold Coast in Queensland. CNN reports, two men, 35 and 32 years old and two women, 42 and 38 were ejected from the Thunder River Rapids Ride raft, while two other people were caught inside the raft. News.com.au reports the people invovled in the accident are believed to be from the same family and were on vacation. Skynews reports several park guests said the ride broke down at least twice earlier in the day.

According to the Associated Press, Dreamworld CEO Craig Davidson said the company was "deeply shocked and saddened."

The accident remains under investigation.