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Worker suffers minor injuries after falling from ride at Central Carolina Fair in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A man suffered minor injuries after falling from a fair ride in Greensboro on Friday night.

It happened as a worker was trying to stabilize a leaning ride at the Central Carolina Fair at the Greensboro Coliseum, according to Public Relations Manager Andrew Brown.

Nobody on the ride was hurt. An EMS unit was dispatched to the incident at about 9:45 p.m.

The injured worker was taken by Guilford County emergency workers to a local hospital and has since been released. He suffered a broken finger.

The ride has been restored to proper working condition and has been reinspected by North Carolina Department of Labor. State officials have approved the ride to be back in use on Saturday.

Michael’s Amusement out of Fayetteville is the company that operates the ride.