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Daytona Beach firefighters work to rescue riders after roller coaster derails

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Two people have fallen from a roller coaster that had reportedly derailed in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Roller coaster derails, drops 2 riders 30 feet; 6 injured

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground.
According to the Daytona Beach Fire Department's Twitter account, two riders fell to the ground from the ride at Daytona Beach Boardwalk Thursday night. It says a total of 10 riders were rescued. It says the extent of their injuries wasn't immediately known.
The Daytona Beach Police tweeted that it was assisting the fire department.
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