Playland Operator Faulted In Death
The 18-year old operator of the Mind Scrambler ride at historic Rye Playland has been faulted for the death of his co-worker and supervisor earlier this summer. The story is reported today on the front page of my local paper, The Journal News. Playland is the only government owned amusement park in the country.
I had previously written of the story here in Round-Up #20, and it has been extensively covered by TortsProf Bill Childs.
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