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Westchester Reaches Settlement In 2007 Rye Playland Worker Death

Settlement reached in death of Rye Playland worker, who was killed on a ride in 2007, according to a News12 report on Monday.
Settlement reached in death of Rye Playland worker, who was killed on a ride in 2007, according to a News12 report on Monday. Photo Credit: File

RYE, N.Y. – The family of a Rye Playland worker killed on a ride in 2007 is expected to receive a combined $700,000 from Westchester County and the amusement park, according to a News12 report on Monday.

In the settlement, Westchester will give the family of Gabriela Garin $275,000. The company that owns the ride she died on at Rye Playland will give the Garin family $425,000.

Garin was killed after being thrown from the “Mind Scrambler” at Playland in 2007, News12 reported.  She reportedly left behind a 2-year-old daughter.

The Westchester County Board of Legislators still has to approve the settlement, according to News12.

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