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State Fair worker injured dismantling ride

Posted October 26, 2009 10:10 a.m. EDT
Updated October 26, 2009 11:09 a.m. EDT

— A worker at the North Carolina State Fair worker was injured when he fell 15 feet while dismantling a ride Sunday, said fair spokesman Brian Long.

Chris Tomeno, 38, was taking down The Flying Bobs ride in the old midway when he lost his balance, slipped and fell.

Tomeno complained of back pain and was treated and released from WakeMed, Long said.