Child injured at Beech Grove Fall Festival

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BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WISH) – A child was injured at the Beech Grove Fall Festival Wednesday evening.

According to the Beech Grove Fire Department, the incident happened just before 7 p.m. on a ride called “The Scrambler.”

Officials said a mechanical malfunction caused a bar with lights to fall and hit a male juvenile.

The juvenile was checked out at the scene by paramedics. His family took him to a nearby hospital to be evaluated.

Officials said the boy’s injuries were not life-threatening.

The ride has been closed indefinitely. The state is expected begin it’s investigation of the ride Thursday.

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