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Published July 10, 2011, 12:00 AM

'Ride of Steel' Roller Coaster


The Ride of Steel roller coaster is shown at Darien Lake Theme Park Resort in Darien, N.Y., Saturday, July 9, 2011. Sgt. James Hackemer, a U.S. Army veteran who lost his legs while deployed in Iraq was thrown from the 200-foot-tall roller coaster at the upstate theme park on Friday, July 8, 2011 and was killed. Hackemer, 29, was ejected from the Ride of Steel roller coaster at about 5:30 p.m., the Genesee County sheriff's office said. (AP Photo/David Duprey)


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