Girl seriously injured from free fall at Extreme World in the Dells

Posted Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:37 AM | Contributed by Kick The Sky

A 12-year-old girl was injured Friday when safety nets for a thrill ride at Extreme World failed to completely break her 40-foot free-fall and she struck the ground. Lake Delton Police Chief Thomas Dorner said the victim lives out of state. He said a preliminary investigation determined that the girl was released during her free fall, but that the net mechanism that was supposed to catch her and break her fall was not high enough above the ground.

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