WCMH-TV NBC4 reports that the Ohio State Highway Patrol has released the names of the victims in the state fair accident. 18 year old Tyler Jarrett is the identity of the man that was killed in the incedent.
36 year old Tamika Dunlap (Rynoldsburg), 42 year old Russell Franks (Columbus), 19 year old Keziah Lews (Columbus), 22 year old Jacob Andrews (Pataskala), 18 year old Jennifer Lambert (Columbus), and a 14 year old boy who's name isn't being released at the request of the family, were all injured in that incedent.
One person is dead and seven injured after an amusement ride accident that occurred Wednesday, at the Ohio State Fair, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
The Amusement ride known as the “Fire Ball” malfunctioned, ejecting eight individuals from the ride.
The ride is described as an “aggressive thrill” swinging riders 40 feet above the ground.
Ohio Governor, John Kasich ordered that all other operating amusement rides within the Ohio State Fair be shut down for further inspection. The Governor released a statement via Twitter.