Roller Coaster Worker Injured in New Jersey

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