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WATCH: Video shows Kentucky Kingdom coaster swaying

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LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- A video going around Facebook shows the new Lightning Run roller coaster as it sways under the force of its cars.

When the cars pass over a hill in the track, it sways under the force. Some concerned viewers submitted the video, worried that it may not be safe.

We spoke with Kentucky Kingdom officials and Mike Chance, the president of Chance Rides, and they told us it is "absolutely supposed to do that". They explained to us the concept of deflection which allows for structures to move to "absorb forces as they pass through them," Chance said. 

Officials with Kentucky Kingdom say the ride has passed all safety inspections and has the necessary certifications to run. 

Video courtesy: Bob Ray.

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