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2 Riders Dropped 30 Feet, Others Injured In Roller Coaster Derailment

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground.

(Source: @DaytonaBeachFD/Twitter)

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.

They say a total of 10 riders were rescued. They also say 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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