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Roller Coaster Kills Man Looking for Lost Cell Phone

Published On 08/14/2015 Published On 08/14/2015
Young's mother, Brenda Young, told The Washington Post that her son loved to visit Cedar Point.

"He went there every summer with his friends," she told the paper. "It was a fun time for him. Just a little break before school started in a couple weeks.” 

When it debuted in 1994, the Raptor was hailed as the world's tallest and longest inverted roller coaster, able to reach 57mph. The ride was halted immediately after the incident, holding some riders in mid-air, before it was shut down while the park remained open for the day, according to reports.