WATCH: Metal beam falls off Ferris wheel, nearly hits people at La Marque winter festival

LA MARQUE, Texas – A person filming at the Magical Winter Lights Festival in La Marque, Texas captured the moments a large metal beam fell off a Ferris wheel, nearly hitting people underneath it.

A spokesperson for the festival reportedly said all riders on the Ferris wheel were safely removed from the ride. No festival-goers were injured in the incident.

The Ferris wheel was immediately shut down, the spokesperson said. The cause is under investigation.

About the Authors: