Eleven-year old boy dies on Blackpool ride

Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2000 11:24 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The London Times reports that an 11-year old boy died Friday after falling out of his car on the Space Invader roller coaster. Enthusiasts who have been on the ride describe the cars as similar to a log flume, with individual seat belts for the riders. The Times reports that an inside source from Blackpool stated that the child's seatbelt was buckled when the ride returned.

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