Man hurt going down slide at H2OBX Water Park

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OUTER BANKS, N.C (WAVY) –  A 60-year-old man suffered minor injures at the new H2OBX Waterpark on their opening day, Thursday.

Currituck County Fire-EMS Chief Chip Melton tells 10 On Your Side that a 60-year-old man suffered injuries to his upper arms and shoulder area after going down one of the slides at the park. He was alert and in moderate pain.

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The man was transported to Outer Banks Hospital for evaluation.

The H20BX Waterpark, which is an approximately $46 million project, is located off Caratoke Highway.