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Panel falls during installation of Waterside District’s Ferris wheel, hits 2 workers

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Posted at 11:18 AM, May 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 11:18:08-04

NORFOLK, Va. – Two workers were injured during the installation of the Skystar Ferris Wheel at the Waterside District, according to Norfolk Fire-Rescue.

It happened Tuesday just before 7 p.m.

Both workers were taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Representatives from the construction company were on scene and helped Norfolk Fire-Rescue crews.

Officials say there is no danger of other falling parts.