Dollywood's Lightning Rod closed following a nationwide recall by the manufacturer

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After being hailed as the world's fastest wooden roller coaster at its grand opening just last week, Dollywood's "Lightning Rod" was brought to an abrupt stop this weekend. The Pigeon Forge amusement park posted a notice on their website Sunday stating that the new rollercoaster would be shut down temporarily due to a nation-wide mechanical recall.

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