Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom to remove ride that severed girl's feet

Posted Friday, November 30, 2007 10:07 AM | Contributed by Jason Hammond

Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom wants to tear down its Superman Tower of Power ride on which a girl lost both of her feet earlier this year. The victim's lawyer wants to make sure critical evidence is preserved, while the park wants to get started removing the ride in time for next year's opening.

Read more from KLKY/Louisville.

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Friday, November 30, 2007 11:41 AM
Aren't they able to take down the ride and then keep all the parts to in in the warehouse? this way, everything is kept in tact and the ride is removed from the park, wouldnt that be a win win for both sides?
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Friday, November 30, 2007 1:36 PM
Here is an updated story from today saying that Six Flags can begin removing the ride on Feb 1 as they requested.
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Friday, November 30, 2007 7:32 PM
In the public sector park (government) business we are required to keep equipment that causes severe injury or death until any pending litigation is complete. It can be taken down, but must be stored.
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Sunday, December 2, 2007 10:51 PM
Well it was still standing last week. raptorqueen and I were just discussing if this would be taken out.

Here's a picture I snapped last week - Quality sucks but you can see it still standing.
*** This post was edited by bholcomb 12/2/2007 10:52:25 PM ***

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