Obituary: A young girl has died after falling off Carnival Ride in New Jersey – police said. The 10-year-old girl fell off a ride called “Extreme” at the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival Saturday.
According to eye-witnesses who spoke to ABC Philadelphia station WPVI, the girl was motionless after the fall and that her family members were distraught.
She was then airlifted to Cooper University Health Care in Camden, New Jersey, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
What led to her fall and unexpected death is not known at this time.
In a statement, Skelly’s Amusements Inc., the company that provided the rides to the festival, said it would not be open at the festival on Sunday, although it had been given permission to operate the other rides by the state.
“We don’t have it in our heart,” the statement read.