SANDUSKY, Ohio — An amusement park in Ohio introduced Tuesday that it might be completely closing the world’s second-tallest curler coaster.
The choice by Cedar Level comes a 12 months after a small metallic object flew off the 420-foot tall Prime Thrill Dragster coaster and struck a girl within the head on the park in Sandusky. A state investigation discovered no proof that the park acted illegally or had motive to consider the trip was unsafe.
The trip has remained closed because the Aug. 15, 2021 accident. Park officers didn’t say if the accident influenced their resolution to completely shut the coaster, which has operated for 19 years and drawn 18 million riders.
In a press release asserting the closure, the park famous it “legacy of trip innovation continues. Our group is difficult at work, creating a brand new and reimagined trip expertise.”
It stated extra particulars about its plans could be disclosed sooner or later.
The Kingda Ka curler coaster at Six Flags Nice Journey in Jackson Township, New Jersey, is taken into account the world’s tallest with a 456-foot elevation.