Local theme park reopens ride that may be linked to California wrongful death

by bil | June 25th, 2007

According to a story published in the San Francisco Chronicle, a ride at a the Great American theme park in Santa Clara reopened a ride similar to the one that malfunctioned several days ago at a theme park in Kentucky, which resulted in a girl’s feet being severed. The ride, called the Drop Zone, is 224 feet high and drops riders 120 feet. In 1999, the Drop Zone was brought into question during a California wrongful death suit after a 12-year-old boy was killed when he slipped out of the ride’s harness.

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