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Coney Island Cyclone coaster may be closed July 4

July 3, 2013

NEW YORK ? The Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster and some other famed New York amusements may be shuttered for the busy July Fourth holiday as engineers check a 275-foot-tall observation tower that was swaying.

City Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri says attractions also including the Wonder Wheel will stay closed Wednesday, and it's too soon to say about Thursday.

The fire department got a call Tuesday that the Astrotower was shifting in the wind, and the amusement park was evacuated and closed early.

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