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6 hospitalized, 2 fall from 34 feet in roller coaster derailment, fire officials say

Two people fell to the ground from 34 feet in the air, when a roller coaster derailed on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk, fire officials said Thursday night.

In total, 10 riders were extricated and six of those people were taken to a hospital. Two were transcported as trauma alerts to Halifax Health.

At last check, a fire crew was still in the process of rescuing riders.

The accident took place at the amusement park in the area, investigators said.

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Michelle Ganley News | KSAT June 14, 2018 at 06:01PM
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