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abandoned-playgrounds:

…tragedy like many other amusement parks around the world when an 18 year old ride operator, Mark Blackwood, died after falling 80 feet from a roller coaster track in 2007. The ride had gotten stuck on the coaster ‘The Rat’ and the ride operator was pushing the coaster free when it then launched forward with him clinging to the back of the ride. A woman was sitting on the ride with two relatives and saw Mark Blackwood hanging on to the ride as it proceeded upwards, when it reached the top of the incline, he fell…

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