Oklahoma fire crews remove riders on stuck roller coaster
May 5, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Firefighters rescued 19 people from a roller coaster that got stuck on the tracks Thursday at an Oklahoma City amusement park.
The last person was removed from the Silver Bullet coaster at Frontier City amusement park shortly after 1 p.m. and no one was injured, Fire Lt. Ray Lujan said. The roller coaster cars became stuck about 11:30 a.m. atop a peak on the ride's track.
Lujan said it isn't clear how high off the ground the riders were, but that the track is 83 feet tall at its highest point.
Crews with expertise in tying knots and difficult angles helped remove the...