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Boys critical after Ferris wheel fall

Boys critical after Ferris wheel fall
Posted August 22nd, 2014 @ 3:12pm by WOOD Radio afternoon news team

Two children from Chelsea are in critical condition after falling at least 15 feet from a Ferris wheel at a community fair, authorities said. 

A fall from the carriage of a Ferris wheel "dumped" two boys, witnesses said. The two are in critical condition at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

The incident was reported around 8:20 p.m. Thursday evening. Witnesses said two carriages became entwined, causing the one with the boys to tip forward as the Ferris wheel rotated.

There was no comment from fair organizers.

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