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Partial settlement reached in NC State Fair case
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:35pm.

videoA federal court document shows a settlement has been reached between a family injured when they were thrown from a ride at the North Carolina State Fair and three of the four defendants named in a lawsuit.

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NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:36pm.

North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically.

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Search warrant explains North Carolina State Fair Vortex ride tampering before injuries
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:30pm.

A search warrant made public Thursday explains how a safety mechanism on the Vortex ride was allegedly tampered with before the ride malfunctioned at the North Carolina State Fair in October - causing injuries.

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DA: Man charged in NC fair injuries cooperating
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 12:39pm.

Authorities say a thrill ride operator arrested following a mishap at the North Carolina State Fair is cooperating with their investigation.

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Ride operator appears in court on NC fair injuries
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 3:42pm.

A ride operator facing criminal charges over injuries at the North Carolina State Fair has made his first court appearance. Timothy Dwayne Tutterrow of Quitman, GA, faces three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, inflicting serious injury.

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