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|Designer / calculations||KMG|
|Capacity||32 riders per cycle|
The Claw opened on May 9, 2003.
The ride was forced to close in July 2017 after an accident occurred on a similar ride at Ohio State Fair, where one of the seats collapsed, killing a single passenger and injuring seven others.
- "'Claw' tops new park rides", The Daily News.
- "Hersheypark shuts down 'The Claw' after 18-year-old killed on similar ride at Ohio State Fair". https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/hersheypark-shuts-down-the-claw-after-18-year-old-killed-on-similar-ride-at-ohio/article_a8b32bfc-7392-11e7-83cf-f32abd05cfc6.html.