Girl injured after falling from ride at Florida State Fair, deputies say

Hillsborough County deputies say a 7-year-old is going to be okay after a terrifying fall at the Florida State Fair. 

Deputies say the girl slipped underneath the safety bar of the Gondola Lift ride on Saturday night. She reportedly fell between 35 and 40 feet before landing in a grassy area.

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FOX 35 News is told she may have a broken wrist but is otherwise okay.

The ride will be in operation Monday when the fairgrounds open.

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