Colossus ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain to shut permanently in August

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The Colossus ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain is seen in this undated file photo.
The Colossus ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain is seen in this undated file photo.
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VALENCIA, Calif. (KABC) -- One of the Southland's favorite wooden roller coasters is shutting down.

Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain will end its 36-year reign at the park on Aug. 16.

"Six Flags Magic Mountain will announce exciting future plans for the park we think our Guests will love at a later date. In the meantime, don't miss your last chance to ride Colossus," Six Flags said in a statement to Eyewitness News on Tuesday.