Amusement Park Rides Crews Begin Dismantling Fire Ball Ride By Associated Press • Sep 17, 2017 Associated Press Crews have begun dismantling the thrill ride involved in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair. The removal of the Fire Ball ride at the state fairgrounds began with a final inspection Saturday. Thrill Ride Maker Blames Corrosion For Fatal Accident At State Fair By Associated Press • Aug 7, 2017 kdvr.com The Dutch manufacturer of the thrill ride that broke apart and killed an 18-year-old man at the Ohio State Fair says excessive corrosion on a support beam led to a "catastrophic failure." Co-Owner Of State Fair Rides Provider Thinks Mechanical Failure Caused Fatal Accident By Associated Press • Jul 30, 2017 amusementsofameria.com A co-owner of the company providing rides at the Ohio State Fair thinks a mechanical failure caused a thrill ride to break apart Wednesday night, killing an 18-year-old man. Authorities ID Victims Of State Fair Ride Accident By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jul 28, 2017 U.S. Marine Corps via Associated Press Authorities have identified the person killed in Wednesday night's ride accident at the Ohio State Fair. Investigators Check Out Fair Ride; Manufacturer Calls For Shut Down By Associated Press & Andy Chow (Ohio Public Radio) • Jul 27, 2017 Ohio Public Radio State investigators are continuing to examine the Ohio State Fair ride that broke apart on Opening Day, killing one person and leaving several others seriously injured. State Fair Ride Accident Kills One Person And Injures Seven Others By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Jul 27, 2017 kdvr.com One person was killed and seven others injured when an "aggressive thrill" ride at the Ohio State Fair broke apart last night. Study Of Child Injuries Related To Amusement Park Rides By Mike Foley • May 2, 2013 A new study by researchers at a local hospital shows that in the summer, 20 kids per day are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to amusement park rides.