July 20 - A woman is dead after falling out of a moving roller coaster at an amusement park in Texas. Julie Noce reports.
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A woman is dead in Arlington Texas after falling out of a moving roller coaster at the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park.
A witness described what happened.
SOUNDBITE) (English) NADINE KELLEY, WITNESS WHO WAS NEXT IN LINE TO GET ON THE RIDE, SAYING:
"We were in line to get on the next ride, the Texas Giant, and when they pulled up, the daughter and the son of the lady that flew out of the car were hysterical and they were saying that their mother flew out of the car and the people working there didn't know what to do and they were asking them to let them out and they didn't let them out for a while... and then the guys that were sitting right behind the lady said that right when they came down off the first bump, and hit that first turn, she flew out."
A Six Flags spokesperson said the ride is closed pending a further investigation.