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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  • Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies
    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. DARIEN, N.Y. — A U.S. Army veteran who lost both legs in Iraq and had ...
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  • Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies
    DARIEN, N.Y. (AP) — A U.S. Army veteran who lost both legs in Iraq and had been trying to rebuild his life was killed after he was thrown from a roller coaster at an upstate New York amusement park. FILE In this Aug. 7, 2000 photo, The Ride of Steel ...
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  • Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies
    DARIEN, N.Y. (AP) — A U.S. Army veteran who lost both legs in Iraq and had been trying to rebuild his life was killed after he was thrown from a roller coaster at an upstate New York amusement park. Teams of inspectors on Saturday were examining the Ride ...
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