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Report: Kings Dominion coaster rider had ‘seizure-like episode’

DOSWELL, Va. (WTVR) – What happened on a Kings Dominion rollercoaster that forced the park to shut down the ride and release a statement offering “thoughts and prayers” to the affected family?

The Hanover County building inspector found no operational flaws with the Dominator, one of the rollercoasters at Kings Dominion.

However, an incident report provides details about the Friday night episode.

“The patron suffered a seizure-like episode and was unresponsive in the unload station,” according to the report. It also said emergency medical treatment was provided to the rider who was transported to Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville. [RELATED: Kings Dominion ride closed after person found unresponsive]

Additionally, the report also said no issues were identified with the ride and no corrections were necessary to prevent future incidents.

The Dominator reopened Monday after passing two inspections.

Kings Dominion representatives are not releasing any additional details about the current condition of the person transported.

Under the Freedom of Information Act, CBS 6 News has also requested more records from emergency medical services. It may take a few days to receive those reports.

Stay with WTVR.com and CBS 6 News for the latest developments and updates on this story. 

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