Five people injured on ride at North Carolina State Fair

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Five people were taken to WakeMed hospital in Raleigh Thursday night after an accident involving the Vortex ride on the lower midway at the North Carolina State Fair. Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison told reporters at a news briefing late Thursday night that preliminary information he received indicates at least two people suffered critical injuries. The sheriff says the ride started while it was being unloaded.

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