Rider falls off roller coaster and dies at Darien Lake Theme Park
Submitted by Billie Owens on July 8, 2011 - 6:31pm
A patron, believed to be a male, fell off the Ride of Steel roller coaster (also known as Superman) this afternoon and died at Darien Lake Theme Park, according to Genesee County Sheriff Gary Maha.
No other information is available at this time.
UPDATE (8:20 p.m.): According to a park spokesperson, the victim is an adult male. The accident happened at about 5:30 p.m. The ride and surrounding area are closed while the incident is under investigation.