Wake County Sheriff Chief Richard Johnson, left, and CCBI Agent Jones examine an electronics panel on the "Vortex" ride after an accident that injured five people in 2013. Legislation to increase penalties for amusement ride violations is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk for final approval.
Wake County Sheriff Chief Richard Johnson, left, and CCBI Agent Jones examine an electronics panel on the "Vortex" ride after an accident that injured five people in 2013. Legislation to increase penalties for amusement ride violations is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk for final approval. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Wake County Sheriff Chief Richard Johnson, left, and CCBI Agent Jones examine an electronics panel on the "Vortex" ride after an accident that injured five people in 2013. Legislation to increase penalties for amusement ride violations is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk for final approval. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
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Bill prompted by NC State Fair Vortex accident heads to McCrory

July 14, 2015 6:05 PM

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