Texas Giant Tragedy

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

Six Flags Reaches Settlement Over Texas Giant Deadly Fall

Six Flags Over Texas has reached a settlement with the family of Rosy Esparza. The 54-year-old grandmother was thrown from the Texas Giant roller coaster and killed on July 19, 2013.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2014

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Six Flags Death Report: Ride Had Previous Problems

Shocking new witness accounts reveal what people saw moments before Rosy Esparza fell to her death from the Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

11/08/2013

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

Six Flags Entertainment’s Profit Falls Following Rider’s Death

Six Flags Entertainment Corp.’s net income tumbled 52 percent in the third quarter amid the death of a roller coaster rider in July.

10/24/2013

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Six Flags Over Texas Denies Liability In Texas Giant Death

Six Flags has denied being responsible for the death of a woman who fell off the Texas Giant roller coaster in July.

10/07/2013

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

Six Flags Sued Over Texas Giant Death, Coaster Will Reopen This Weekend

The family of the woman who fell to her death while riding a roller coaster has filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Over Texas.

09/10/2013

The Texas Giant (credit: CBS 11 News)

Six Flags Reopens San Antonio Roller Coaster

A roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on the Texas Giant roller coaster at a Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

08/16/2013

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

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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