Man without legs dies from fall on Darien Lake's Ride of Steel roller coaster

Posted Friday, July 8, 2011 11:04 PM | Contributed by Mike Gallagher

Friday night, Sgt. James Hackemer got on the biggest roller coaster in western New York, Ride of Steel at Darien Lake, and during the ride, fell off to his death. The Iraq War veteran lost his legs in the war. A witness says the man came out of the ride in the first turn.

Read more and see video from WIVB/Buffalo.

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Friday, July 22, 2011 4:56 PM
DaveStroem's avatar

Latest update from DL including that the ride will reopen today.

Before you can be older and wiser you first have to be young and stupid.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 11:28 PM
CoasterDemon's avatar

Does anyone know if there has been an autopsy report?


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