Man Dies After Jumping Off Carnival Ride


 
Man Dies After Jumping Off Carnival Ride

Man Dies After Jumping Off Carnival Ride

  ( 4UMF NEWS ) Man Dies After Jumping Off Carnival Ride: Laughs turned to screams when a man allegedly jumped in front of a carnival ride in Illinois Thursday, killing himself at the scene, police said. Witnesses at Naperville's Ribfest said the man dove under a ride called Pharaoh's Fury around 3 p.m., ABC Chicago reported. The swinging ship struck him three times before the operator was able to shut it down, they told the station. Naperville police said a preliminary investigation has not found evidence of a ride malfunction. "Appears to be intentional act by victim," the police department tweeted around 5 p.m. local time. Despite the horror, the festival was seen carrying on. The victim's name has not been released. Source