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Roller Coaster Stuck in Mid-Loop in Oklahoma City

"It’s like being shot from a cannon as you rocket through this high-speed steel looping coaster"

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    Roller Coaster Stuck in Mid-Loop in Oklahoma City
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    This is screenshot from the live stream of the rescue mission to save roller coaster passengers from the Silver Bullet ride in Frontier City, an amusement park outside of Oklahoma City

    Emergency crews rescued over a dozen people stuck on roller coaster cars Thursday on the track of the Silver Bullet ride at Frontier City amusement park located outside of Oklahoma city, according to the Oklahoma City Fire Department.

    Firefighter have requested additional assistance to get passengers safely off the ride.

    Frontier City is an amusement park located outside of Oklahoma City. The park boasts of over fifty rides and attractions including four roller coasters, water rides, and shows featuring the Wild West Gunfighters Stunt Show, according to its website.

    According to Frontier City's website, the roller coaster Silver Bullet, which stands at an estimated 80 feet and can go up to a 100 feet during the ride, is described as "It’s like being shot from a cannon as you rocket through this high-speed steel looping coaster."

    Roller Coaster Stuck in Oklahoma

    [NATL] Roller Coaster Stuck in Oklahoma

    “The Silver Bullet,” a popular roller coaster at an amusement park near Oklahoma City, became stuck on the tracks Thursday morning, stranding several passengers for nearly two hours. Oklahoma City firefighters were called in to help rescue passengers stuck on the ride.

    (Published Thursday, May 4, 2017)

    According to local news reports, the same roller coaster was stuck last year in July, as well.