Ohio State Fair opens but rides closed after deadly accident

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Fair opened Thursday but its amusement rides remained closed one day after a man was killed and seven other people were injured when a thrill ride broke apart and flung people into the air.

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  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Ohio, California close 'Fire Ball' ride after fatal accident

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Fair will open Thursday one day after a man was killed and seven other people were injured when a thrill ride broke apart, but the rides won't be running until they all are deemed safe, officials state.

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Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, hurtling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS