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March 11, 2008

Worker dies on ride at Six Flags Great America

A 46-year-old worker died Tuesday morning after falling from the Splash Waterfalls ride at Six Flags Great America, in Gurnee, Illinois.

According to a news report, Thomas Lee of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin was working for a contractor hired to dismantle the ride when he fell. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. OSHA is investigating.

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