comscore Boy dies after fall from Chicago roller coaster | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Every act of aloha counts. Click here to DONATE to the MAUI RELIEF Fund.
Top News

Boy dies after fall from Chicago roller coaster

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now

NORRIDGE, Ill. >> Authorities say a 3-year-old boy died after falling from a children’s roller coaster at an indoor amusement park in suburban Chicago.

The Cook County medical examiner identified the boy Sunday as Jayson Dansby of Dolton.

The fall happened Saturday at Go Bananas in Norridge. Police chief James Jobe says the boy was near the front of the Python Pit roller coaster with his twin brother when he got under the safety bar.

The medical examiner says the boy suffered multiple injuries after being struck and then falling from the ride. Jobe called it "a tragic accident."

Park owner Jerrold Marks says his heart goes out to the boy’s family. He says the park is cooperating with investigators.

The park hosts children’s birthday parties and other family events.


Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to view ongoing news coverage of the Maui wildfires. Sign up for our free e-newsletter to get the latest news delivered to your inbox. Download the Honolulu Star-Advertiser mobile app to stay on top of breaking news coverage.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up