Man Killed After Getting Hit By Roller Coaster at Cedar Point

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One person has died after an accident at one of Ohio’s most popular theme parks.

On Thursday night, park officials from Cedar Point confirmed the accident happened earlier in the day. 

Cedar Point issued a statement saying, “at 5 pm, a guest entered a restricted, fenced area of Raptor and was struck by the ride. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.”

The Sandusky Police Department and park security are continuing to investigate. 

According to the Associated Press the man was looking for a lost belongings in a restricted area of the park. 

The man has been identified as 45 year-old James Young II from East Canton, Ohio.

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