Parents nervous about safety at York Fair

Posted Thursday, September 12, 2002 5:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of Matthew Allen Potter's death at the York, PA Fair. The seven-year old died some time after the coaster came to a sudden stop when he sustained fatal injuries. It was later ruled an accident. It also was Student Day at the fair. Students got into the fair free, and some schools closed early or for the whole day. For some families, it is an annual tradition to go to the fair on Student Day and buy all-day ride bracelets for their children.

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