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Rosa Esparza was thrown from The Texas Giant at Six Flags Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: Esparza family)

Coroner: Texas Roller Coaster Victim Fell 75 Feet

A coroner says the passenger killed while riding a Texas roller coaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam.

07/23/2013

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Six Flags Death Investigation To Focus On Ride, Rider

Once Six Flags completes its investigation into what caused a woman to fall to her death, the amusement park may not share it with the public.

CBS 11–07/22/2013

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

Roller Coaster Victim Identified, Six Flags Investigation Continues

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is using “both internal and external experts” to investigate the roller coaster accident that killed a woman at its North Texas amusement park, the company’s president said Monday.

07/22/2013

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

Six Flags Conducts Internal Investigation Into Texas Giant Tragedy

How a woman was thrown from the 14 story Texas Giant roller coaster and died remains a mystery and the answers to how it happened may never be revealed.

07/21/2013

The Texas Giant (credit: CBS 11 News)

Tragedy On The Texas Giant

Arlington police are on the scene at Six Flags Over Texas where witnesses say a woman has fallen to her death from a roller coaster.

07/19/2013

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Rare Disease Brings Two Friends Together

Two young girls celebrated a unique bond they share from being “different.”

06/03/2013

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The View From The New Texas SkyScreamer

Six Flags Over Texas is taking the wraps off of its new ride — the Texas SkyScreamer. CBS 11 News photographer Jake Shannon survived the ride, and showed off the view along the way.

05/23/2013

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Disabled Weatherford Man Files Lawsuit Against Six Flags

Clint Bench has been to Six Flags dozens of times and ridden the ride many times before, but he was told in May, because he has no hands, he couldn’t get on the ride.

02/14/2013

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DFW’s Most Haunted Places

Though most ghosts are a surprise, DFW’s best haunts surprise with their locations. From a man crushed at the zoo to a traditional haunted hotel, this area is chock full of spirits.

10/22/2012

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Six Flags’ Texas Chute Out Imploded

Having a blast at Six Flags Over Texas will take on new meaning Wednesday. The amusement park in Arlington on Tuesday announced plans to implode the 200-foot-tall Texas Chute Out.

10/09/2012

Riders enjoy a rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

Water Main Break Shuts Down Six Flags

There was no fun or fright at Six Flags on September 28, what was supposed to be the opening night of Fright Fest.

09/28/2012

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Shock Wave Roller Coaster Gets Paint Job

It’s hard for drivers along Interstate 30 to miss the Shock Wave roller coaster, which sits alongside the highway at Six Flags Over Texas. But after a new paint job, the double looped roller coaster will be even easier to see.

09/27/2012

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