Teenage girl killed in carnival ride incident in Texas - local media

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Texas Girl Dies After Being Thrown From a Carnival Ride

April 29 (Reuters) - A teenage girl was killed when she was thrown from a ride at a church carnival in southwest Texas on Friday, media said.

The unidentified girl was killed while riding The Sizzler ride at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church carnival in east El Paso, Texas, the local Fox affiliate reported.

Two other people were injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment, the news station reported.

Police officials were not immediately available for comment.

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A Haitian reveler, painted in motor oil, depicting the devil performs during the second day of 2015 National Carnival Parade in Port-au-Prince on February 16, 2015. The Carnival will be held for three days in the Haitian capital. AFP PHOTO/ HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
A reveler wearing a paper mache mask performs during the second day of 2015 National Carnival Parade in Port-au-Prince on February 16, 2015. The Carnival will be held for three days in the Haitian capital. AFP PHOTO/ HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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