1 Dead, 7 Injured After Ride Malfunctions At Ohio State Fair

 

WHAT WE KNOW

  • One dead and 7 people injured.
  • It was opening day at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, Ohio
  • According to WKBW the accident occurred at 7:19 pm Wednesday 
  • The "Fireball" ride malfunctioned throwing a carriage of passengers flying into the air.
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich ordered all rides at the fair shut down until each one is inspected.     
  • A ride known has the G Force (similar to the Fireball ride at Ohio Fair) at the Orange County fair was shut down and reinspected as a precaution, officials said. There was no indication of a problem with the O.C. County ride G Force, but after the Ohio incident, OC fair officials shut the ride down.

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