A spinning carousel has crashed to a belligerent during a fairground in south-eastern France murdering a man, and injuring 12 other people.
The 40-year-old male was roving in one of several pods on a captivate in Neuville-sur-Saone, north of Lyon.
Deputy mayor Laurent Buffard blamed a technical error for a collision that he described as tragic.
“The carousel fell unexpected and strike a belligerent hard,” he told French radio. The male who died was thrown out on impact.
Four children were among those treated by medical staff, including an eight-year-old child who was taken to hospital, internal officials say.
The male in assign of a float is in military control and an review is underneath way.
Psychological counsellors were also sent to a stage and a internal management building was non-stop to provide those in shock.
The satisfactory was close down.