Wednesday, October 1, 2014


The riders of this roller coaster had a ride they will never forget.
From the Daily Mail:
Theme park thrill-seekers were left shocked when the rollercoaster they were riding hit and decapitated a deer that had strayed too close to the tracks.
Passengers on the Ultimate at Lightwater Valley - the longest rollercoaster in Europe - slammed into the animal in a collision that reportedly decapitated the deer and left passengers covered in blood.
The deer was hit by the train at the amusement park near Ripon, North Yorkshire, as the train rocketed along the track reaching speeds of up to 50mph.
The incident happened at around 11.15am on Saturday and visitors to the park arriving were told by staff that there had been a problem involving a deer and it was being cleared away.
A spokeswoman for the theme park, one of the region's biggest attractions, said: 'We can confirm a young deer did unfortunately get hit by the Ultimate train yesterday and was killed instantly.
'There is a large perimeter fence surrounding the theme park but occasionally wild animals do manage to stray onto the park during the night.
'After the incident the Ultimate was closed for 30 minutes while the ride was thoroughly checked and then normal operation resumed.'
It is not the first time a deer has been killed after getting to close to the Ultimate rollercoaster.
Well, the riders wanted a scary experience and they got it.  With the a few extras as well.

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