Nine months after Superstorm Sandy virtually destroyed the amusement park at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., the thrills are officially back.
Rosa Ayala-Goana was killed Friday when she fell from the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.
The Thunderbolt will be 125 feet tall and will reach speeds of 65 mph, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Walkers, four-wheelers, and fishermen may now make use of the park in Berkeley Township.
Seaside Heights and the northern beaches of Toms River will reopen more than two months after sandy destroyed and damaged homes.
Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.
The former 3-acre site of a roller coaster at Coney Island is back on the market.