No charges will be brought in the case of the fatal ride accident at the Ohio State Fair.
Some of those injured were on the ride that collapsed, and others were struck by debris that came off the machine, said Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Paul Pride.
Investigators interviewed more than 80 witnesses, including people on the ride at the time of the wild mishap, which sent one of its passenger gondolas flying into the air, killing 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell and injuring seven others.
Prosecutor Ron O'Brien reviewed the case and concluded there was not enough evidence to proceed with a criminal case.
Officials say the ride will be stored at the Ohio State Fair and Exposition Center until it is released to Amusements of America.
$800 Millennium Falcon soars as Lego's biggest set ever
USA Today reports that the long-awaited set is an updated version of the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) Millennium Falcon. This brick count exceeds the previous record holder for the largest set by roughly 2,000 pieces.
The State Highway Patrol in OH led the investigation and says it interviewed over 80 witnesses, including people on the ride when it broke apart.
Troopers and third party experts completed nondestructive inspections of the ride, which includes measurements, mapping, scanning, and photography.
Representatives from the Department of Agriculture, Amusements of America, KMG, the Ohio State Fair, and Expo Center and the Consumer Products Safety Administration were included in the investigation.
Tyler Jarrell's family has retained attorneys and plans to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit, they say.
- Study claims slow walkers more likely to die of heart disease
- Lakers fined $500000 for violating NBA's anti-tampering rules
- Packers: Organization donating $100000 to JJ Watt's hurricane relief fund
- Burning Man Wildfire Blocks Road, Threatens Annual Festival
- BJP turning Article 35A into Hindu vs Muslim issue, says Omar
- Steelers GM Kevin Colbert gets two-year extension
- Korea's missile over Japan bolsters Abe's quest for stronger defense
- Ox to Liverpool and Sterling for Sanchez? Neville 'sad' at Arsenal plight
- Delivery wars heat up as two more retailers expand same-day services
- Lego 'Stars Wars' Millennium Falcon Is the Biggest, Most Expensive Set Ever