Experts inspect amu***t park rides after mishaps
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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Two weeks after a fatal accident and another
mishap on a ride , Lake Compounce amu***t park is trying to reassure
the public that the park is safe.
Safety experts were brought in Monday to check the rides and see if
they're being operated properly. Park officials did not immediately
say what the experts found.
A park maintenance worker was killed June 13 when he was hit by the
Boulder Dash roller coaster . The next day, the Zoomerang roller
coaster failed to stop at the correct location, and 26 people were
stuck for over 90 minutes before firefighters were able to bring them
Lake Compounce hired MAH Consulting of Zephyrhills, Fla., to do the
inspection work. The firm that has been inspecting amu***t parks
around the country for nine years, the park said.