Man dies after being struck by Raptor

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Man dies after being struck by Raptor

Postby Thekingin64 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:26 pm

A 45 year old man has been struck by Raptor at Cedar Point after crossing the safety barriers to fetch his dropped mobile phone.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-cana ... w_facebook

No offence but that guy is an idiot. There is a reason the safety fences are there and if he had asked any nearby employee, they would have been able to fetch the phone for him at the end of the day.
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Re: Man dies after being struck by Raptor

Postby CP2013 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 9:04 pm

I was at Kings Island when it happened and I didn't even find out until later on in the night. if I am correct the fence around raptor is a 6 or 8 foot fence so it is quite ridiculous that he would jump the fence just for a (most likely destroyed) phone.

on another note the announcement for the 2016 attraction has been postponed to a later date (not sure when).
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Re: Man dies after being struck by Raptor

Postby Thekingin64 » Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:38 pm

Exactly! He would have had to put a lot of effort into crossing the fence to retrieve it. It would have been a lot easier all round if he had asked a member of staff to fetch it for him.
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