Investigation Into Roller Coaster Death

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 - 9:07pm

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking into a possible accidental death of a woman who fell from a roller coaster at Dixie Landing at 18142 E. Perkins today at approximately 4:10 p.m.

According to reports, EMS responded and 21-year-old Lindsay Zeno of Lafayette, La. was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.

The Sheriff's Office will make a ruling whether the death is accidental. This is a joint investigation with the State Fire Marshal's Office, which regulates the state's amusement parks. The Fire Marshal will investigate the logistics of the incident.

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