California safety officials: tree, not branch, fell on coaster track, leaving riders dangling

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: July 8, 2014 - 2:45 PM

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — An entire tree fell onto a roller coaster's tracks in California, dislodging the front car and keeping nearly two dozen riders hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours, according to the state agency that investigates workplace accidents.

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