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September 24, 2000

Jacket Jams Jaguar Roller Coaster at Knott's

Buena Park, CA -- Passengers on board the Jaguar roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm were stranded 40-feet above Saturday evening, after a guest's jacket fell onto the track jamming the trains wheels.

The minor event that occurred at approximately 9 p.m. was described as a freak, first of its kind incident for Knott's. Fortunately, no one was hurt during the incident or rescue.

According to reports the stranded passengers were taken from the roller coaster train by firefighters using a cherry picker.

Knott's officials were planning to have the roller coaster back in operation by Monday.