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Friday, March 09, 2018

Fatality in CO2 release
One of the three victims hospitalized after a CO2 release at Smoky Mountain Opry in Pigeon Forge last weekend, has died. Josh Ellis, 38, had been in a medically-induced coma at UT Medical Center after a CO2 valve used for smoke effects for the show was left on. The gas filled an isolated room. Ellis was overcome by the gas as were two other employees who found him and attempted a rescue. "In the show, we use CO2 for a special effect," said General Manager Micheal Headla. "In this room there is a CO2 valve and the valve is only typically left on for a very very small time. Unfortunately, for reasons that we don't know at this time, it was left on for an extended period of time."


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