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Cedar Point Coaster Dropped Metal Plate, Injuring Woman

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A piece of metal that flew off the world’s second-tallest roller coaster and hit a woman in the head while she stood in line came from the back of the ride’s train and was about the …

Coaster Death Shows Risks of Vets’ Thrill-seeking

Combat veterans are known to come home from war hungry for adrenaline, taking up things like motorcycle racing or sky diving to satisfy their cravings. And some who come home without arms or legs are simply determined to do the …

Disney World Coaster to Be Closed Until Fall After Mechanic’s Death

Walt Disney World officials in Florida say an Animal Kingdom roller coaster will stay closed as a federal agency investigates the death of a resort mechanic who was working on the ride. Park officials said the Primeval Whirl won’t reopen …