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Parents Of 10-Year-Old Killed On Waterslide Reveal Final Words To Their Son

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We can't imagine the pain and shock of the parents of Caleb Schwab, the 10-year-old boy who was killed riding the Verrückt waterslide last August.

After reaching a settlement with the Schlitterbahn Water Park, Kansas State Representative Scott Schwab and his wife, Michele, are now speaking out.

Related: World's Tallest Water Slide Shut Down For Good

The bereaved parents told the story of that tragic day on Monday's Good Morning America — and revealed the final words Scott imparted on Caleb and his 12-year-old brother, Nathan, before they ran off to the Verrückt:

"Before they took off, I said, 'Brothers stick together,' and he said, 'I know, Dad.' I said, 'Look at me. Brothers stick together.' 'I know, Dad.'"

How heartbreaking.

See the entire interview (below)

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Family Of 10-Year-Old Boy Decapitated On Water Slide Reaches Wrongful Death Settlement With Park

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We can't imagine what this family has gone through. But hopefully, this settlement eases their pain.

Last year, Kansas State Representative Scott Schwab tragically lost his 10-year-old son, Caleb, who was killed while riding the world's tallest waterslide at Kansas City's Schlitterbahn water park.

Police later confirmed the boy had been horrifically decapitated while on the Verrückt slide.

Related: Verrückt Was Deemed Unsafe A Couple Years Ago

At the time, the family had filed a petition for a wrongful death settlement with Johnson County District Court, against the park's owners and the raft manufacturer.

On Wednesday, Judge Thomas Sutherland approved the settlement, saying it was "fair, reasonable, valid, just, and equitable," and was "in the best interests of all plaintiffs."

According to the Kansas City Star, the agreement

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World's Tallest Water Slide Shutting Down For Good After Child's Decapitation

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As a result of the ten-year-old boy who was killed while riding a the world's tallest water slide in Kansas City, the park has decided to close the attraction.

You may recall, Caleb Thomas Schwab, son of Kansas State Representative Scott Schwab, died in August when he was decapitated in a horrific accident on the 168-foot-tall Verrückt slide at KC's Schlitterbahn Water Park.

Related: Bus Driver Reportedly Asked Students If They Were 'Ready To Die' Before Crashing Into A Tree!

After three months of investigation into the boy's death, Schlitterbahn has officially announced they will be closing the ride for good.

The company released a statement on Tuesday, saying:

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