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Six Accidents That Occurred in Georgia Theme Parks, Fairs

An accident in Ohio recently left one person dead and seven injured. The accident, at the Ohio State Fair, involved a ride called the Fire Ball, a swinging, spinning machine. As it swung during the fair, a piece broke and sent people flying through the air. The ride has since been banned in several states. Georgia has its fair share of theme parks and fairs, as well. And our state is no stranger to similar accidents. Georgia Theme Park Accidents In 1984, a ride malfunctioned at Six Flags Over Georgia. The ride, the Great Air Racer, suffered a computer error, which led to cables dropping seats. A total of 34 people were injured during the drop. The same ride suffered another error the same week that led to four hospitalizations. In 2006, an unusual electrical accident at Six Flags Over Georgia led to the death of a three-year-old. The child…
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