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Man crushed to death by roller coaster while looking for his lost cellphone

By Mason White 1:57 PM August 17, 2015
James Young 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A man tragically died while looking for the cellphone he lost while riding a roller coaster, police in Ohio said.

45-year-old James Young, enjoyed the Raptor roller coaster at the Cedar Point amusement park before jumping over a fence to get his phone.

While looking for his cellphone, the roller coaster hit him and he was crushed to death. According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded around 5:00 p.m.

No charges will be filed against the park as Young jumped over a fence and into a restricted area. The Cedar Point amusement park released a statement, saying that it regrets the incident that happened on Wednesday.

“At 5:00 p.m., a guest entered a restricted, fenced area of Raptor and was struck by the ride. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family,” the company said on Twitter.