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12 Conn. Kids Hurt When Ride Breaks

12 Conn. Kids Hurt When Ride Breaks
Posted September 9th, 2013 @ 8:04am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A dozen children were hospitalized yesterday after a swing ride malfunctioned at a festival in Connecticut, sending children crashing into each other and the center of the ride in front of their horrified parents. One adult was also injured as the ride at Norwalk's Oyster Festival lost power, the AP reports. Witnesses saw bleeding children with injured necks and legs and the most seriously injured child, an 8-year-old boy, is still in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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