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Get Air Issues Statement On Fatal Accident

Grand Junction, CO - Get Air at the Silo has issued a statement regarding the fatal accident that happened there last Thursday.

On Thursday afternoon, 20-year-old Ciara Romero fell more than 70-feet inside the facility's Silo Cave attraction. The accident is being investigated by state agencies. The facility closed the next day but has since reopened. 

Here is the statement:

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On January 4, 2018, at approximately 4 p.m., there was an accident involving the Quick-Jump system in the Silo Cave at Get Air at the Silo, which resulted in the death of a  young woman, Ciara Romero.  Get Air at the Silo feels deep sorrow and profound sympathy for her  family and friends in their loss, and expresses its sincere condolences to them.

 

We also express our gratitude to the Grand Junction Police Department,  Fire Department and Ambulance Services, who responded to the 911 call, and assisted Ciara and her family.

 

We are fully cooperating with the Grand Junction Police Department, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and Colorado State regulatory agencies in their investigations of the incident.   We will have no further comment regarding this investigation or incident.


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