Police: Man Struck by by Boom Truck While Decorating Theme Park

JACKSON-A 19 year old man was struck by a boom truck at Six Flags Great Adventure on September 1st.  The park is readying for this year’s annual Fright Fest festival.

According to a police report: 

At 0648 hours, Police Officers and Emergency Personnel responded to the area of the fountain at Six Flags Great Adventure on the report of someone struck by a piece of machinery. The investigation revealed that a 19 year old male was working in stringing lights near the fountain when he was struck by a boom truck. The male was transported to an area hospital for treatment for the injuries he received. The agency was notified over the weekend that he had passed after being removed from life support. The investigation is ongoing.

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