Two people fell from derailed roller coaster in Daytona Beach; six total transported to hospital

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Credit: Daytona Beach Fire Department

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two people fell from a roller coaster that derailed at the Boardwalk at Daytona Beach on Thursday night, according to the Daytona Beach Fire Department.

Ten riders were freed from the coaster. Six of those individuals, including the two that fell, were transported to the hospital, the department said on Twitter. The extent of their injuries are unknown.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m.

It’s not yet clear what caused the roller coaster to come off the tracks.

This will be updated when more information becomes available. 

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