Two people hurt after cable snaps on Skyhawk at Cedar Point

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SANDUSKY -- Cedar Point has closed the popular ride the Skyhawk after an incident at the park Saturday night.

**At the bottom of this page, view photos of the ride that were taken Sunday morning**

It happened around 10 p.m. when a cable on one of the ride's carriages disconnected.

Bryan Edwards, Cedar Point Public Relations Manager, said in a statement that the cable came in contact with two guests. One was treated at the scene and released. As a precaution, the other guest was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. They were later treated and released.

According to Cedar Point's website, the Skyhawk is the world’s tallest swing ride at 125 feet. Two giant arms that hold 20 riders each swing in a 60 mph scissor motion.

Edwards said after the incident occurred, the ride was immediately shut down. Skyhawk will remain closed until their investigation is complete and the ride is determined safe to reopen.

Skyhawk was closed for a period of time in 2013 for an unrelated situation.

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