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Girl injured after falling off amusement park ride in Lac-Mégantic

Girl injured after falling off amusement park ride in Lac-Mégantic
From Global News - August 13, 2017

A 12-year-old girl was injured after falling off an amusement park ride during the Lac en Fte festival in Lac-Mgantic.

Local police were alerted at around 3:45 p.m. Saturday that a child had been injured.

Preliminary reports indicate the girl slid under the security bar, while the ride was in motion.

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Police described the ride as chairs hanging at the end of chains and revolving around a central point.

The girl was taken to hospital with what were considered to be serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

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