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Dozens stranded on New York roller coaster

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 00:44

No injuries were reported after dozens of people celebrating opening day with a free roller coaster ride at New York's Coney Island are forced to walk down the Cyclone when its cars get stuck near the summit. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Thrill seekers are still recovering from a scare at New York's Coney Island. Passengers were forced to walk down this steep roller coaster on Sunday, when its cars got stuck near its 85-foot peak. It was the Cyclone's first ride of the season... for the general public anyway. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PASSENGER, ERIC NAPP, SAYING: "Eric Adams, the borough president came down and christened the ride. The dignitaries took their ride, everything went fine and then us general public went to go for a nice ride, and we had a little belt slippage, and they shut it down." (SOUNDBITE) (English) PASSENGER ADAM MYERS, SAYING: "It was scary going down. I never thought this would happen to me." But some roller coaster enthusiasts say they won't let the mishap deter them -- they say, they're ready for more rides on the famous wooden coaster.

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Dozens stranded on New York roller coaster

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 00:44