1 Killed, 6 Injured After Ride Malfunctions at Ohio State Fair; All Fair Rides Shut Down as Officials Investigate

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 Ohio State Fair said in a statement on Twitter, “There has been a report of...

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