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Child falls 30 feet from ride at Mississippi State Fair

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(WMC-TV) - A popular ride at the Mississippi State Fair in Jackson has re-opened, after a child fell more than 30 feet to the ground.

The 7-year-old boy fell from the Skyride Friday night. He was immediately rushed to the hospital.

Skyride officials say the boy was alone on the ride.

The Mississippi State Fair commission released a statement:

"The Skyride was inspected by Skyride officials. The results of the ride inspection show that all safety lap bars on all cars are working properly including the car the child was in and show no malfunction of the Skyride."

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