FOX13 Investigates is taking a hard look at rollercoaster safety after a Collierville boy fell off the Branson Coaster in Missouri over the weekend. Shelandra Ford said her 11-year-old grandson, Aalando Perry is recovering in the ICU after spending most of the day in surgery. She said Aalando Perry fell off the Branson Coaster Sunday and both legs were crushed and his right arm and knee broken.
An 11-year-old Collierville boy who is visually impaired is in stable condition after a freak roller-coaster accident in Branson, Missouri. FOX13 spoke with the boy’s grandmother, Shelandra Ford, who said she wants answers after he fell from the roller coaster. She said the boy, Aalando Jevon Perry, was trapped for nearly two hours before being airlifted to Mercy Trauma Unit in Springfield.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A boy was seriously injured Sunday evening after being trapped beneath a roller coaster in Branson, a popular Ozarks tourist destination. First responders were called to assist an injured coaster rider at about 7:30 p.m. at the Branson Coaster in the 2100 block of West 76 Country Boulevard, according to Branson Fire Rescue.
A 12-year-old boy is hospitalized after an accident at a roller coaster attraction in Branson. Branson officials say the accident happened about 7:30 p.m. Sunday at The Branson Coaster. Emergency responders found the child trapped on a ride with what appeared to be serious injuries. Sign up for our Newsletters
NEAR HOLLISTER, Mo. (KY3) -11 people are recovering from non-life threatening injuries after a crash involving a shuttle bus Monday morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the driver of the bus turned in front of a car on Highway 86 just before 12:30. Two passengers on the bus suffered moderate injuries.
A State Fair of Texas legend, the so-called 'Funnel Cake Queen' died over the weekend. "It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother and treasured Mimi, Wanda “Fernie” Winter. She was a light in this world and we will continue to carry her flame within us.
Company planning new duck boat tour in Branson delays opening, not expected until at least March 2022
BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - A new duck boat tour company is still in the works for Branson, but will not open this summer as previously expected. The organization, known as Branson Duck Tours, is now hoping to open in March 2022. “Our management team has been working diligently to get Branson Duck Tours open for this season.
It was a week in which two space-faring billionaires tussled again in their futuristic game of cosmic oneupmanship. And this time, for once, Elon Musk was not at the party. The declaration that Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and world’s richest man, was heading into space next month on the first crewed launch of his Blue Origin New Shepard rocket was followed quickly by an apparent leak from within Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic empire that the British tycoon might look to upstage him with a Fourth of July Independence Day spectacular of his own.
All eight counties along a heavily traveled route from Branson to the Lake of the Ozarks are among the 30 local health jurisdictions with the highest rate of newly reported cases so far this month. The variant has been identified in lab tests and wastewater monitoring in 18 communities across the state.
Discovery Channel's reality show 'Who Wants to Be An Astronaut?' will send the winner to the ISS. Producers hope it will show that space travel can be made accessible to ordinary people.
Discovery Channel recently announced a new reality show that will send its winner to the ISS. The mission is expected to take place in 2022. Contestants will be expected to undergo "extreme" challenges based on real astronaut training. See more stories on Insider's business page.
Richard Branson looks likely to go to space aboard a Virgin Galactic ship as early as next month. That comes from a report on Parabolic Arc suggesting plans are afoot at Virgin Galactic to get the billionaire into orbit over the July 4 holiday weekend in the US. In an unbelievable co-incidence, this news reaches us just days after it was announced that Jeff Bezos will fly to space on July 20.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Calling animal control to come out and get a stray dog is not unusual. b But over the last several days in the Branson area there has been a strange occurrence going on involving strays and it’s causing officials there to scramble.
Congratulations to the Bartlesville Doenges Ford Indians for their unconquerable spirit last weekend at the Wish We Was At Branson Baseball Tournament. The Indians received a bit of a break by being able to bring the event to Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium, after Branson was unable to host it this year.
Amazon founder's 11-minute trip 62 miles above Earth will intensify the galactic tussle with the Tesla and Virgin billionaires The excitement on Jeff Bezos’s face was obvious. “I want to go on this flight because it’s a thing I’ve wanted to do all my life,” he says in a video posted on Instagram.
BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - Campgrounds around the Ozarks are filling up fast. It could be hard for you to get a spot if you didn’t plan far in advance. America’s Best Campground employee Austin Sanders said this might be their best year yet.
There are many benefits to having a mentor, such as gaining a different perspective, expanding your network, finding new methods and strategies or having someone to give you that gentle nudge to make confident decisions. In fact, access to a mentor can make or break a business owner’s chances of success, according to Eric Hippeau, CEO of the Huffington Post.
BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - Cox Health Center for Addictions is extending its reach for people struggling with addictions by adding a second clinic. The new clinic is located at 121 Cahill Road. It will be opening in Branson on June 11. Al Vineyard is a recovered addict and will celebrate seven years clean in August.
Police say they are investigating a double homicide that occurred Saturday night outside of a Branson restaurant. According to the Branson Police Department, officers were dispatched to the rear parking lot of the Famous Dave's restaurant on Highway 76 in the "late evening hours" for reports of two people being shot.
BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - Two people were shot and killed late Saturday evening outside of Famous Dave’s restaurant in Branson. Branson police have identified the victims as Krystle L. Buhl, 38, of Forsyth, and Richard A. Mc Mahan, 39, of Merriam Woods.
An investigation is underway after a double shooting took place outside a Branson restaurant late Saturday. According to the Branson Police Department, officers responded to the rear parking lot of the restaurant in the 1800 block of West 76 Country Blvd. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was taken to a Springfield hospital.