WILDWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A 13-year-old is among five people who were injured during the second ride-related incident at a Wildwood Amusement Park this summer.
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Wildwood police it happened around 9 p.m. Friday at Morey’s Mariner’s Landing Pier. They say it appeared that the center mast of a ride called the Sea Dragon, a pirate ship that swings back and forth, had snapped while the ride was in motion.
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The teen was sent to the hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening. Four others were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
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