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Amusement park employee killed and 9 injured while testing out new ride

By Mason White 5:46 PM May 16, 2016
Disco Dancer ride slipping off tracks 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) Employees of an amusement park in India, were seriously injured after testing out a new ride for the company.

The accident occurred on a Disco Dancer in the amusement park located in Chennai, on Wednesday night.

A video of the incident was uploaded to the Internet. The video shows the company employees at the park after they were invited by officials to test out their brand new ride.

The employees took their places on the ride and it began to operate. However, their cheers turned to screams as the ride slipped off the tracks, throwing them all to the ground.

A 25-year-old man died at the scene. The park owner and its manager have been arrested after the incident.

One 17-year-old employee told investigators that employees did not want to go on the ride, but they were forced by the management.

Luckily, he only suffered minor injuries. A total of 20 workers were on the ride when the accident occurred.