Mean Streak no more: Cedar Point closing world record-breaking roller coaster

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SANDUSKY, Ohio-- Is the Mean Streak one of your favorite rides at Cedar Point?  The park announced today that the colossal wooden roller coaster will close for good on Friday night, Sept. 16.

You can still ride the coaster daily through Sept. 5. Then, Cedar Point reopens for special hours during a bonus weekend: Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 & 11.

On Sept. 16, which is the opening night of Cedar Point's 20th "HalloWeekends," there will be one final public riding session from 6-7 p.m.

“Mean Streak has, and always will be a significant part of our roller coaster legacy at Cedar Point,” said Jason McClure, vice president and general manager for Cedar Point. “But we have our sights set on the future of FrontierTown, and unfortunately, that means Mean Streak has to leave our lineup of world-class attractions."

Mean Streak opened in 1991 as the world's tallest (161 feet) and fastest (65 mph) wooden roller coaster.

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