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Hurley carnival ride breaks down, injuring 4


May 19, 2018

Steve Newman/Daily Globe

OFFICER JOSIAH Hewitt of the Hurley Police Department stands guard over the Sizzler ride at the Hurley Spring Carnival Friday night. One of the three arms on the ride broke down Friday night, injuring four.

HURLEY - A carnival being held to raise money for the Hurley Fire Department had to be shut down Friday evening after a ride malfunctioned, injuring four people.

Law enforcement officers at the scene around 7:30 p.m. at the Big Snow Country Inn parking lots said one person had been transported from the scene for treatment of unspecified injuries, which did not appear to be life-threatening.

The other three people were apparently treated at the scene.

The carnival was shut down around 6:30 p.m. when a carriage on a Sizzler ride collapsed onto the pavement. There are three large metal arms on...

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