Roller Coaster Worker Injured in New Jersey

July 15, 2008

New Jersey police say a ride operator is on life support after he was hit by a roller coaster on the Seaside Heights boardwalk.

It happened Sunday night at the Star Jet coaster on Casino Pier.

Police Chief Thomas Boyd says the worker was attempting to retrieve a hat to a child who had dropped it during a ride.

Boyd says the worker was hit while underneath the coaster.

His name has not been released.


Information from: Asbury Park Press

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