An amusement park accident took the life of an 11 year old girl on Friday June 3, 2011. Abiah Jones of Pleasantville was on the Ferris wheel at the Wildwood boardwalk when she fell from the top half of the ride and died. Abiah was a student at PleasanTech Charter School and was on a supervised class trip at the time of the fatal accident.
The cause of this New Jersey amusement park accident remains under investigation by New Jersey carnival inspectors, the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, and others.
We extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, classmates and teachers of Abiah Jones following this unimaginable tragedy.