Reports of fatal Orlando roller coaster incident a hoax - FOX 35 News Orlando

Reports of fatal roller coaster incident at Universal Orlando a hoax

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ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

A social media hoax caused quite the confusion at Universal Studios over the weekend.

Reports of a roller coaster accident spread like wildfire. It said 16 people had died and it cited Fox News as its source. The problem was none of it was true.

A similar hoax popped up last month.

Social media websites are warning users to not click on the story if they see it on their news feeds. It could contain a virus.

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