Teen injured in Ohio State Fair ride accident dies

Jennifer Lambert
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One of the victims injured in the ride accident at the Ohio State Fair last year has died.

The family’s attorney confirmed 18-year-old Jennifer Lambert died Friday at 8:05 p.m.

She was last at a long-term care facility in Geneva.

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One of the six gondolas on the Fire Ball at the fair broke loose, killing 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell, and injuring seven others on July 26, 2017.

Lambert suffered a traumatic brain injury.

Her attorney told 10TV earlier this year that it was unknown whether she would ever be self-supporting.

In April, a $1.7 million settlement was approved for Lambert.

Tyler Jarrell's mother, Amber Duffield released the following statement in regards to Lambert's death:

“This is a most unfortunate change in what was already an unfortunate circumstance to have your child’s life be. My heart hurts for this family. However I will say get behind #housebill631 so that NO family ends up where we are because they went to have a day of fun.”

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