Oct 13, 2017

RIDE VICTIM FOLLOWUP


THE MOTHER OF THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT KILLED WHEN A RIDE FELL APART AT THE OHIO STATE FAIR THIS SUMMER IS TALKING ABOUT HER GRIEF.  18-YEAR OLD TYLER JARRELL ENLISTED IN THE MARINE CORP JUST FIVE DAYS BEFORE HIS DEATH. TYLER'S MOTHER... THE MANUFACTURER OF THE RIDE SAYS "YEARS OF CORROSION REDUCED THE THICKNESS OF THE METAL - CAUSING THAT GONDOLA ARM TO BREAK. THE INVESTIGATION RAISED QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW OFTEN AND HOW THOROUGH FAIR RIDES ARE INSPECTED. THE FRANKLIN COUNTY PROSECUTOR DETERMINED IN AUGUST THAT NO CRIMINAL CHARGES WOULD BE FILED.

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