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The Texas Giant Reopens Nearly 2 Months After Tragedy

It was designed to provide a scare for fun, not scare someone to death. The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened at Six Flags in Arlington nearly two months after a woman was flung from it to her death.

09/14/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Months Before Six Flags Death Industry Oversight Questioned

The I-Team has learned there were questions about amusement ride safety, and how to monitor the industry, long before a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster on July 19.

CBS 11–07/30/2013

A close-up view of the Texas Chute Out at Six Flags Over Texas (Handout Photo/Six Flags)

Six Flags’ Texas Chute Out Floating Down To Earth

If you remember your screams turning into laughter as you floated back to earth on the Texas Chute Out at Six Flags, then you have just over a month to say goodbye to the iconic ride.

08/02/2012