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Roller Coasters / Safety #707187

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 02, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles & Valencia, California: David Wright) The newer, faster, less safe roller coasters featured; scenes shown of the amusement park rides. [Roller coaster victim Peal Santos's uncle, Javier SANTOS†- says the roller coasters are death traps & warnings are not sufficient.] [Representative Ed MARKEY†- says the federal government does not have jurisdiction over roller coasters.] [University of Pennsylvania head injury center Dr. Douglas SMITH†- says roller coasters do not need warning labels.] [Accident investigator Carly WARD†- says coasters are safe.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Wright, David

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