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Disneyland worker injured while cleaning Space Mountain roof

The Space Mountain ride at Disneyland is seen in this undated file photo.

November 22, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A man is recovering after being injured while cleaning the roof of Disneyland's Space Mountain ride.

The accident did not shut down the ride. The 37-year-old man was in a chair Wednesday when it came loose from an anchor.

Disneyland said he slipped and slid down the roof about 20 to 30 feet, breaking a leg, his right collarbone and several ribs.

According to fire officials, a roof barrier kept the man from falling to the ground.

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