Page 5 of 8reports. "He was killed instantly." The ride was closed briefly but it was quickly deemed safe to reopen. Several websites, like Ride Accidents, report that three years earlier, in May 1985, a 29-year-old man on the Cyclone stood up, struck his head on a crossbeam, and died. I can't find corroboration of this incident from an unimpeachable source, though.