what kind of ride is this? I think I remember someone saying a while back that it was an indoor scrambler.
They are saying she was an employee. I wonder how this happened?
The stand-up in Japan, Magic Springs Power Failure, RWB's derailment, STOP, and this all in the same month..... I'm glad we're are getting out of June..........................
If I'm not mistaken, the height limit for this ride was raised from 42" to 48" when the last accident occured.
Last time, it was a patron who was not sitting correctly and who tried to stand. This time is was an employee who sadly paid the ultimate price for not following the posted rules (Including the rule that says employees can not ride in uniform).
This story has been airing all day on our local all-news stations 1010 WINS and 800 WCBS AM.
It is sad for everyone, including those who love this ride.
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The second's a bit ambiguous. It said she was loading passengers when impatient riders began yelling for the op to start the ride. The operator couldn't see the other employee and began the ride, throwing her from the car where she was. It said she was kneeling on the seat. It doesn't explain if she was intending to ride that way, or was doing something else inside the car when the ride began moving. The employee killed was a 7-year veteran at the park.
1.) If the woman was on the ride and the other op started the ride without seeing her, to my knowledge, no Scrambler starts at full speed, and the usual speed is easily enough to try and get out of the way.
2.) If she was a 7-year veteran, that would mean she was 13 in her first year... Isn't that a violation of child-labor laws?
I'm probably wrong on both.
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