What Happened to Joseph Tutaj? Long Island Teen Dies of Mysterious Illness at Disneyland [VIDEO]
A 15-year-old from Seaford on New York’s Long Island has died on a school trip to Southern California.
Joseph Tutaj was on a band trip that visited Disneyland and the Santa Monica Pier.
“The first day at Disneyland he was okay. He went on Space Mountain and everything with us. Then the second day he wasn’t feeling well at all,” said band member, Michael Nicola.
On Tuesday, Tutaj was at the Santa Monica Pier when he complained of a high fever.
The teen was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and died 24 hours later.
The Los Angeles County corner is still investigating the cause of death.