Roller coaster derails, drops 2 riders 30 feet; 6 injured

Posted at 11:23 PM, Jun 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-15 00:23:49-04

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground.
According to the Daytona Beach Fire Department’s Twitter account, two riders fell to the ground from the ride at Daytona Beach Boardwalk Thursday night. It says a total of 10 riders were rescued and 6 were taken to the hospital. It says the extent of their injuries wasn’t immediately known.
The Daytona Beach Police tweeted that it was assisting the fire department.

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