OCEAN CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The “Gale Force” roller coaster in Ocean City, New Jersey got stuck Monday evening, stranding riders high above the boardwalk below.
Workers had to scale the tracks to help get the riders down one-by-one.READ MORE: Police: 3 Suspects Attacking Jewish Children As Young As 3 In Brooklyn
The coaster became stuck when the power went out to the entire boardwalk.READ MORE: Tri-State Officials Bracing For Omicron Variant Urge Everyone To Get Vaccinated And Get Boosters
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The cause of the malfunction remains under investigation.