10-year-old killed after she was thrown from festival ride


DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CNN) — A 10-year-old girl was killed when she was thrown from a festival ride in New Jersey.

It happened Saturday at the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival. Police say the ride is the type that spins passengers in a horizontal circle and is called ‘Extreme.’

The girl has not been identified and the cause and circumstances of her death are still under investigation.

Festival organizers canceled a parade that was scheduled for Sunday. Rides and festival games will be closed until they are inspected by state officials.

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