Accident in 1930 led to Omaha ban on coasters

Posted Monday, July 19, 2004 9:19 AM | Contributed by supermandl

On July 24, 1930 at Krug Park in Omaha, a bolt worked loose causing a crash of the park's roller coaster. Four were killed and 17 were injured. The accident led the city council to place a ban on roller coasters. Ten years later, the park closed.

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