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
    James Thomas Hackemer was ejected Friday from the Ride of Steel roller coaster at the Darien Lake Theme Park Resort, located between Buffalo and Rochester. The park's website describes the Ride of Steel as one of the tallest coasters...
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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 ...
    07/9/2011 - 12:47 am | View Link
  • Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies
    DARIEN, N.Y. (AP) - A U.S. Army veteran who lost his legs while deployed in Iraq has been thrown from a tall roller coaster at a theme park in upstate New York and has died. The Genesse County sheriff's office says 29-year-old Gowanda resident James Thomas ...
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