Lake Winnie ride malfunctions with riders on board

ROSSVILLE, Ga. (WDEF) – Four Riders were rescued from a Lake Winnie ride after malfunction stopped the ride.

The ride has been taken out of operation Saturday.

Lake Winnie spokesperson says the Sea Warrior ride stopped for about five minutes.

The Lake Winnie Maintenance team helped the riders safely get off the ride.

There were no injuries reported and the ride will be closed until it was repaired.

A few weeks ago, Lake Winnie officials were dealing with other ride issues.

On June 14th, they sent us this statement: “There have been reports of two incidents that have occurred at Lake Winnie, and our thoughts and prayers are with the individuals who may have been injured.  We take these matters very seriously and are fully cooperating with the State of Georgia as they investigate these occurrences.  The safety of the families who come to Lake Winnie is our top priority. We will continue to look into these reported occurrences and will follow-up with any pertinent information.”

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