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Are Theme Park Accidents Becoming an Epidemic?

When was the last time you went to an amusement park? These entertainment centers are usually the hotspot for families and children to get away from it all and have some fun. But are these theme parks safe? The answer may surprise you. Are Theme Park Accidents Becoming an Epidemic? In one week, three theme park accidents have taken the spotlight. One accident involved three girls plummeting 30 feet from a Ferris wheel. Luckily, those children survived, as did a boy riding a rollercoaster in Pennsylvania. The three-year-old boy was tossed out his seat at the highest turn of the Rollo Coaster. He fell 12 feet to another section of amusement ride tracks, but was conscious and speaking when he was transported to the hospital. The third victim of an amusement park incident wasn’t so lucky. The son of a Kansas State Representative died when something went wrong on a…
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