Kentucky passes 18-year-old ride op requirement bill

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The Kentucky Senate voted 37-0 on Tuesday night for final passage of legislation that prohibits anyone younger than 18 from operating such rides. The House passed the bill 97-0 on Thursday. The governor intends to sign the bill. The regulation comes as a reaction to last year's accident at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom where 14-year-old Kaitlyn Lasitter's feet were severed in an accident on the park's drop tower.

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