#15: Midway employee trapped, killed by Youth Fair ride | Miami Herald

A maintenance worker conducting his routine inspections on the Hurricane ride at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition was killed Wednesday, only about 15 minutes before the park was to open.

Those who came out for food and fun were not turned away — the sweet aroma of cotton candy filled the air, the flashing lights pulsated from the rides, and the rock and hip-hop music reverberated across the grounds.

The accident, which left a 23-year-old man dead, happened on a ride in the rear of the fairgrounds. Police blocked off the immediate area surrounding the Hurricane.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article70330667.html#storylink=cpy

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