Grief counselors on hand following death of girl at NJ fall festival

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Grief counselors are on hand Tuesday at Deerfield Township Elementary School in Cumberland County.

This is the first day back since a student's tragic death at a carnival.

Ten year old Hailey McMullen was thrown from a thrill ride at the annual Deerfield Harvest Festival on Saturday.



The company that provided the rides, Skelly's Amusements, says it has had a clean safety record, and that the tragedy has shaken the organization to its core.

State officials are investigating what happened.

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