A broken cable is suspected of severing both of a teenage girl’s feet above the ankles. The girl was on a ride called the Superman Tower of Power. The ride drops passengers about 150 feet at speeds of over 50 miles per hour. In other amusement parks, the personal injury prompted the shutting down of identical rides made by the same manufacturer and similar rides made by other manufacturers. An investigation is currently underway to determine whether the amusement park is responsible for failure to properly maintain the ride or whether the ride manufacturer could be subject to product liability for faulty or dangerous product design.
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