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2 Adults, 8-Year-Old Injured in Fair Ride Accident

An adult and child fell from the zipper ride Friday night

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    2 Adults, 8-Year-Old Injured in Fair Ride Accident
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    New Hampshire authorities say two adults and an 8-year-old girl have been injured after a fair ride suddenly started moving as they were loading onto it.

    State Fire Marshal Bill Degnan says it appears a mechanical issue caused The Zipper to move while a caged ride car was being loaded at the Cornish Fair on Friday night.

    A 28-year-old woman and a young girl, both residents of Canaan, fell out of the car. The ride operator, a 23-year-old man, was also hurt.

    Degnan says all three people have been treated for minor injuries and released from area hospitals.

    Mark Fanelli's Traveling Amusement Park of Rindge, New Hampshire, did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment. The Zipper is a thrill ride that flips in multiple directions.

    The accident is being investigated.

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