Has anyone died on Ghost Rider at Knotts?
Lori Mason-Larez, 40, died of extensive injuries sustained on the attraction, said Bruce Lyle, supervising deputy of the Orange County coroner’s office. Park spokeswoman Susan Tierney said Mason-Larez fell from the ride Friday even though her seat belt and lap bar “were in their correct and locked position.”
When was the last time someone died at Knotts?
Before this month, the last time a Knott’s Park Farm guest died was 1983, although an employee died in 1996, Tierney said. Al Tafazoli, manager of the Southern California Amusement Ride Office of the state Department of Occupational Health and Safety, did not immediately return a call seeking comment Saturday.
Why did Perilous Plunge closed?
On August 13, 2012, Knott’s Berry Farm announced that Perilous Plunge would be closing for good on September 3, 2012, in order to make way for a new attraction. The ride has been replaced by three new rides: Coast Rider, Surfside Gliders and Pacific Scrambler, which all opened in 2013.
Has anyone died at Knott’s Berry Farm rides?
Rider, 40, Dies in Plunge at Knott’s. A guest at Knott’s Berry Farm fell more than 100 feet to her death late Friday night while riding Perilous Plunge, billed by the theme park as having the steepest and highest drop of any water ride in the world.
Who died at Knotts Berry Farm?
A recent Associated Press (AP) news article describes the events surrounding a woman’s death at Knott’s Berry Farm, an amusement park in California, USA. According to the article, 40-year-old Lori Mason-Larez, who weighed nearly 300 pounds, fell to her death from the “Perilous Plunge” water ride.
Who died at Knott’s Berry Farm?
Knott’s Berry Farm On October 30, 1983, Donald Day, an 18-year-old man from Anaheim, California fell 200 feet (61 m) to his death after climbing over the rail of the gondola he was riding in during the annual Halloween Haunt event. This was the first death in Knott’s history.