Ohio State Fair

It’s going down in a major way! Officials have announced the line up for the 2019 Ohio State Fair and some of your favorite r&b singers will grace the stage. The fair kicks off on July 24 and will run through Aug. 4th and is bringing powerhouses like Chante Moore, Lyfe Jennings, Carl Thomas, The […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – Rides in the children’s area are among those that reopened Friday at the Ohio State Fair. According to the Agriculture Department the fair’s Kiddieland and other similar rides were cleared to resume operations. Wednesday, the fair’s opening day, a ride called the Fire Ball malfunctioned, killing 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell and injured seven other people. Gov. John Kasich immediately shut […]

BEREA, Ohio– Cuyahoga County Fair officials are sending their thoughts to those dealing with the tragic accident at the Ohio State Fair that took the life of an 18-year-old man and injured seven others. The Fire Ball malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday. The ride crashed, sending a section flying through the air […]

The man killed during a ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair had recently enlisted in the Marines. According to his Facebook page, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell took his oath just seven days ago. Jarrell was killed and seven others were injured Wednesday evening when Fire Ball, an amusement park ride malfunctioned launching them into the air. […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – The families of three people injured at the Ohio State Fair released a joint statement Thursday. Two of three patients at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centerremain in critical condition, the other patient remains in serious condition after multiple surgeries. “We want to thank the community for its outpouring of concern for […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Ohio State Highway Patrol released the names of the one person killed and seven others injured during a ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday night. The incident happened at about 7:24 p.m. on the Fire Ball ride, operated by Amusements of America. According to the highway patrol, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell, […]