north carolina state fair http://wfae.org en Ride Operator Charged after State Fair Accident http://wfae.org/post/ride-operator-charged-after-state-fair-accident <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Police have filed charges against a man who operated a ride that injured five people on Thursday at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The fair announced Saturday that 46-year-old Timothy </span>Tutterrow<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, of </span>Quitman<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Georgia, has been charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon. Witnesses said the ride – the Vortex - had stopped and people were getting off when it started moving again. </span></p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 13:32:11 +0000 David Boraks 38055 at http://wfae.org