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17-year-old girl injured on carnival ride in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A 17-year-old girl was injured Friday night on a carnival ride in Hackettstown Friday night, according to police.

The incident happened on June 2, at around 8:43 p.m., at the Spring Festival, police said.

According to police, a 17-year-old girl approached the Hackettstown First Aid and Rescue Squad and stated she was injured while on a carnival ride, police said.

The girl told EMS personnel that she was injured on the Starship Gravitron ride. She suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Hackettstown Medical Center, police said.

No one else reported injuries, police said.

The carnival company shut down the Starship Gravitron and followed their protocols, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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