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    Grandfather in Coma After Roller Coaster Safety Bar Fails

    Grandfather in a coma after he fell 17 feet off a roller coaster and tumbled through the air 'like a rag doll' when safety bar failed

    Anthony Theisen, 63, has been comatose for three weeks after suffering brain injury March 6

    Theisen was on Opa! roller coaster at Mt. Olympus Theme Park in Wisconsin Dells when his lap bar became loose mid-ride


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz2xT3rTQdI

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    Safety Bar Failed in Wisconsin Dells Roller Coaster Accident

    A police report cites a faulty safety bar on a roller coaster in an accident that left a rider with severe injuries in a fall at a Wisconsin Dells area indoor resort.

    An attorney for the family of 63-year-old Anthony Theisen says he remains in a coma at University Hospital in Madison with numerous fractures and a brain injury.

    http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/mi.../31/246678.htm

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    http://www.wbay.com/story/25134159/2...n-serious-fall

    Mt. Olympus Removing Roller-coaster Involved in Serious Fall

    Madison TV stations report the State ordered the ride closed after the Department of Safety and Professional Services cited four code violations on the Mount Olympus ride and noted the lap bar that came open was "defective."
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