Man killed after falling from ride at Alexander City Fair

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A man working at an Alexander City Fair has died after falling from a ride, according to the Tallapoosa County Coroner Mike Knox.

Knox tells CBS 42 News that his office received a call around 5 p.m. that someone had died at the fair. After arriving, they learned that the man fell from the Ring of Fire ride after the ride operator reportedly asked the man to do an inspection.

The vendor of the ride began to climb the ride, and on the way up, fell to his death. The ride was not operating during his fall. 

CBS 42 News will bring you more information as it becomes available. 

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