roller coaster


Death At Cedar Point: Safety Inspection Finds No Problems With Raptor Roller Coaster That Fatally Struck Man

Reports indicate that 45-year-old James A. Young was struck by the ride train itself, not by a passenger on the roller coaster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2015


Man Killed At Cedar Point After Being Struck By Raptor Roller Coaster

A man looking for a lost cellphone was struck and killed by the Raptor roller coaster Thursday.

CBS Detroit–08/13/2015

RUST, GERMANY - JULY 11:   Visitors running on a roller coaster during Europa-Park's 40th Anniversary at the Europa-Park on July 11, 2015 in Rust, Germany. (Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images)

Video Shows Slingshot Ride’s Cable Snapping With People Aboard [VIDEO]

I will never again ride a roller coaster.

97.1 The Ticket–08/11/2015

Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images

Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.


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Cedar Point To Remodel Mantis Roller Coaster Into Floorless ‘Rougarou’

“Rougarou is going to be a fantastic addition to our coaster lineup and our guests are going to love it.”

CBS Detroit–09/18/2014

The Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas. (Credit: Six Flags Over Texas/Facebook)

Woman Falls To Death From Roller Coaster At Six Flags Over Texas

A woman riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas died Friday, and witnesses say she fell from a ride that is billed as the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2013

GateKeeper at Cedar Point. (Credit: S.L. Stoddart/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Cedar Point’s GateKeeper Is A Real Crowd Pleaser

Cedar Point is finally open! While thrill seekers have waited all winter long for this day, this year’s opening is undeniably special for CP lovers across the planet for one reason — GateKeeper.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

The inaugural flight of GateKeeper at Cedar Point. (Credit: Cedar Point/Facebook Photo)

Cedar Point’s New Roller Coaster GateKeeper Undergoes Testing

Cedar Point opens one month from Thursday, and you can’t miss their newest roller coaster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Son of Beast roller coaster track piece plaque. (Credit: Kings Island/Facebook Photo)

Kings Island Sells Pieces Of Troubled ‘Son Of Beast’ Roller Coaster

An Ohio amusement park is selling off pieces of a troubled roller coaster that is now being torn down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

Space Spiral

VIDEO: Cedar Point Space Spiral Crashes To The Ground

In operation since 1965, the family-friendly, high-rising, slow-spinning ride is being removed from the Toledo park to make way for a new ride.

CBS Detroit–09/12/2012