Woman dies after fall from Texas roller coaster – CNN.com


(CNN) — A woman died while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, though the circumstances behind it remain unknown.

Six Flags confirmed that a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster Friday, but did not provide details further details.

“Since the safety of our guests and employees in our number one priority, the ride has been closed pending further investigation,” the theme park said in a statement.

Park medical staff and local paramedics responded immediately to the scene, the park said.

Witness: Son was screaming ‘Mom fell off’

Gabe Flores said he was next in line at the amusement park.

“Me and my girlfriend were at the gates and the next ones to get on the ride … the cars came in and there was a man and a woman in the front,” he said. “The man was saying, ‘let me out, let me out, my mom fell off.’ ”

via Woman dies after fall from Texas roller coaster – CNN.com.

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