According to NBC 4 Columbus, one person is dead, five are critically injured after a reported ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday evening.

One other person is in stable condition, according to Battalion Chief Steve Martin.

The Ohio State Fair tweeted out the following just after 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday was opening day at the Fair, which runs through August 6.

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