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Expo Commission Approves Lawsuit Settlement Involving Fire Ball Ride Accident

Feb 16, 2018

Tyler Jarrell
Credit U.S. Marine Corps via Associated Press

The Ohio Expositions Commission has approved a settlement with the victims of last year's fatal Fire Ball ride accident at the state fair.  

The deal releases the state and the fair from liability.  No money will change hands. The settlement must be approved by the Ohio Court of Claims. 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell was killed and seven other people were hurt on July 26 when the ride broke apart.