Army Amputee Thrown From Ny Roller Coaster, Dies

Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies

DARIEN, N.Y. (AP) -- An investigation is under way into a roller coaster accident in upstate New York that killed a U.S. Army veteran who had been trying to rebuild his life after losing both legs in Iraq....

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