Nurse, 20, dies after falling 70-feet during bungee jump accident but the firm who operates the ride are cleared of any wrong doing

Mail Online | 1/14/2018 | Reporter
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A Colorado woman died in a fatal bungee accident on January 4 and investigators say the device was functioning properly, so they are looking into other factors involved.

Ciara Romero, a 20-year-old nurse, died while using one a 70-foot bungee-jump feature at Get Air at the Silo Trampoline Park, an indoor recreation park in Grand Junction.

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The device was tested after the accident by the Department of Labor and Employment, who worked with Head Rush, the makers the bungee, and confirmed they are now looking at other factors in the case, according to the Daily Sentinel.

'This inspection involved testing which subjected the device to various loading profiles across a range of weights, where the velocity and force were recorded in simulated descents,' according to a statement by Head Rush.

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'The inspection and testing determined that the device, webbing and triple-locking carabiner were found to be intact, and...
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