Teenage employee at Farmingdale's Adventureland killed in accident

An employee at Adventureland in Farmingdale has been killed in an accident at the park.

Suffolk County police say 18-year-old Steven Gary, of North Babylon, was operating the Lady Bug Coaster kiddie ride Tuesday when fell in front of the ride. Gary was taken to Nassau University Medical Center where he died from internal injuries Wednesday.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the New York State Department of Labor are investigating the incident. The ride remains closed. It is the first fatality in the history of the 40-year-old park.

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