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Female waiting in line injured after metal object falls from Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point

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Posted at 7:12 PM, Aug 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-16 08:03:35-04

SANDUSKY, Ohio — A female guest was transported to a nearby hospital Sunday afternoon after being struck by a metal object that fell from a roller coaster at Cedar Point, according to the amusement park.

Around 4:30 p.m., a female was waiting in line to ride the Top Thrill Dragster when a small metal object became dislodged from a train at the top of the 420-foot-tall ride.

The park said the falling object then struck the guest in line.

Sandusky Fire and Cedar Point EMS responded to the scene and transported her to a nearby hospital for care.

The condition of the guest is unknown.

Cedar Point said it is focusing on the victim and her family at this time.

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