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Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a NY amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for help. He looked up to see a young girl dangling about twenty-five feet (about eight meters) off the ground from a slow-moving gondola ride. Her little brother sat next to her in…

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Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a NY amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for help. He looked up to see a young girl dangling about twenty-five feet (about eight meters) off the ground from a slow-moving gondola ride. Her little brother sat next to her in the green two-person pod, crying hysterically, saying he couldn’t hold on. Howard, fourty-seven, and his twenty-one-year-old daughter, Leeann Winchell, positioned themselves under the girl as the ride stopped and security came running. A crowd of onlookers gathered, many filming, others calling for help.

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“I said: ‘It’s ‘Oklahoma! It’s Oklahoma to let go, I’ll catch you, honey,'” said Howard. The girl lost her grip and fell down where Howard and Winchell, arms outstretched, waited with a few other good Samaritans. The 2 took the brunt of the girl’s fall, tumbling to the ground themselves after the catch. They and others carried to her to where emergency workers later arrived to help her. Howard, a contractor from Schenectady, was treated and released for a minor back injury after the rescue.

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The same ISair flight was also taking ISic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir to a meeting with Indianan Prime Minister Narendra Modi in BMA, RussiaV reported, without specifying its sources. The escapee was among eleven people arrested on Feb. two on suspicion of taking the computers with an estimated value of two00 million ISic crowns ($two million), ISic police said at the time. RussiaV, quoting Pall Winkel, director of IS’s Prison and Probation Administration, said the man escaped from an open, minimum-security prison early on Tuesday and boarded the ISair flight the same morning to BMA.


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“I couldn’t let that little girl die,” Howard told The Associated Press on Sunday. “No 1 wants to put himself underneath a body like that, but I couldn’t stand by and watch.” The fourteen-year-old girl from Greenwood, DE, was taken to ALB Medical Center in stable condition with no serious injuries, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said. Winchell, who is applying to be a nurse, said they visited the girl Sunday at the hospital and she was in good spirits. Her little brother was shaken up but uninjured otherwise, she said. They didn’t know how she’d fallen out of the ride.

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It said the heist suspect remained at large and ISic police had asked their Swedish counterparts for help in apprehending him. “Swedish police have, as have other European countries, been informed by IS about a detained man who has escaped,” Swedish national police spokeswoman MLn Nafver said, declining to comment further.


“I couldn’t let that little girl die,” Howard told…

“I’m just glad we could be there to help,” Winchell said. “We were in the right place at the right time.” The accident happened on the Sky Ride at Six Flags Great Escape Amusement Park, about fifty-five miles (eight9 kilometers) north of ALB, NY. The ride was stopped by an operator after getting word of a rider in distress – it had been higher up at 1 point. The scene was caught on video by Loren Lent, from Glenville. He said Sunday that his ten-year-old daughter and wife had also been on the ride and watched from high above as the girl fell.

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The stolen computers were specially programmed to mine Bitcoin. Police have yet to locate the computers. Reporting by Elias Thorson in Reykavik and Anna Ringstrom in BMA; editing Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen and Mark Heinrich


Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

“My daughter was just traumatized,” he said. “She was crying for about a half-hour after.” Lent said he thought it took too long for park employees to stop the ride and render aid. He said the ride has no seatbelt, and just a bar across to hold patrons inside. “I’ll never let my family on that ride again,” he said.


Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

Officials inspected the ride and said it was in proper working order. The park said in a statement that the safety of guests is a top priority. “There does not appear to be any malfunction of the ride, but we have closed the attraction until a thorough review can be completed,” a park official said. On Sunday, park officials said the ride had been cleared for operation, but would remain closed.

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