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Skyhawk cable snaps

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jul 28, 2014 at 11:53 PM

A cable in the Skyhawk swing ride snapped Saturday night at Cedar Point.

Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards released the following statement:

"At approximately 10 p.m., a cable on one of the Skyhawk swing ride's carriages disconnected. The ride's crew immediately shut down the ride and notified the park's emergency personnel.  

The cable came in contact with two guests. One was treated and released at the scene. As a precaution, the other was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. 


Safety is our top priority at Cedar Point. Skyhawk will remain closed until our investigation is complete and the ride can safely reopen."


No further information has been released by park officials.

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