This guy filmed a huge crack in a roller coaster support beam that got the ride shut down ๐Ÿ˜จ
ยท Jul 3, 2023 ยท

This is terrifying.

Thankfully, Jeremy Wagner posted the video on Facebook on Friday and notified the park officials at the Carowinds amusement park in North Carolina, prompting an immediate shutdown of the coaster. A 911 call was also received regarding the crack.

A spokesperson for Carowinds, which is located outside of Charlotte, told Fox News Digital that the park's maintenance team is conducting an inspection of the ride while it's closed.

"Carowinds closed Fury 325 after park personnel became aware of a crack at the top of a steel support pillar," the spokesperson said in a statement.

These rides are supposed to undergo regular inspection, which makes ya wonder how a stress fracture through a steel pillar could happen like that, especially on one touted as "the tallest, fastest, longest giga coaster in North America."

The roller coaster reaches speeds of up to 95 mph and has a peak height of 325 feet, which is followed by a "dramatic 81-degree drop."

I think I'll just stick to skydiving!

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