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Cedar Point to Permanently Close the World's Second-Tallest Roller Coaster

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Cedar Point , to Permanently Close
the World's Second-Tallest , Roller Coaster.
On September 6, an amusement park in Ohio
said that it would permanently close
the second-tallest roller coaster in the world.
On September 6, an amusement park in Ohio
said that it would permanently close
the second-tallest roller coaster in the world.
The Associated Press reports that Cedar Point
amusement park has decided to shut down
the 420-foot tall Top Thrill Dragster. .
The Associated Press reports that Cedar Point
amusement park has decided to shut down
the 420-foot tall Top Thrill Dragster. .
The ride has been in operation for 19 years
and has drawn 18 million riders to the park.
Last year, a small metal object fell from
the top of the ride and struck a woman
in the head at the amusement park in Sandusky. .
Last year, a small metal object fell from
the top of the ride and struck a woman
in the head at the amusement park in Sandusky. .
A state-run investigation found that
Cedar Point had not acted illegally or had
reason to believe that the ride was unsafe.
A state-run investigation found that
Cedar Point had not acted illegally or had
reason to believe that the ride was unsafe.
The rollercoaster has remained
closed since the accident
occurred on August 15, 2021.
AP reports that officials at the park
did not say if the decision to permanently
close the ride was influenced by the accident.
In a statement announcing that the Top Thrill
Dragster would be closed, the park noted that
their “legacy of ride innovation" will continue.
Our team is hard at work, creating
a new and reimagined ride experience, Cedar Point statement, via Associated Press.
Six Flags Adventure in Jackson Township, New Jersey, , is home to the world's tallest rollercoaster, , The Kingda Ka, which stands 456 feet high

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