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Ride Operator Charged after State Fair Accident

Oct 27, 2013

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.

The fair announced Saturday that 46-year-old Timothy Tutterrow, of Quitman, 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.