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Man injured boarding ride at Disney

A 70-year-old man was injured Tuesday evening when pinned under a ride at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, authorities said.

The man, who was not immediately identified, was getting on Peter Pan's Flight in Fantasyland with his wife and granddaughter about 6:40 p.m. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said he fell off a conveyor belt that carries the guests alongside small pirate ships so they can board the ride. He apparently fell into the path of the next vehicle on the belt and was pinned, authorities said.

Disney spokeswoman Lissette Campos said a worker immediately stopped the ride. The man was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where doctors determined he wasn't critically injured.

Campos said that although the Peter Pan ride was shut down for the remainder of the evening, "There is no indication of a ride malfunction."

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