1 dead, multiple people injured after ride malfunctions at Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus fire officials have told WBNS that one person is dead and 6 have been injured – 5 critically – after a ride malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair.

The malfunction happened as people rode the Fireball Wednesday evening, officials confirmed.

Ohio Governor John Kasich said in a statement on Twitter that he was “terribly saddened by this accident, by this loss of life and that people were injured.” The governor ordered all rides at the fair to close down while...


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