POSTED: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:29pm
UPDATED: Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 9:39am
Six Flags Over Texas confirms a woman fell to her death Friday night on the Texas Giant roller coaster.
Six Flags Over Texas spokesperson Sharon Parker released this statement to KETK:
"We are deeply saddened to share that earlier this evening an adult woman died in the park while on the Texas Giant. Park medical staff and local paramedics responded immediately. Since the safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority, the ride has been closed pending further investigation. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends during this difficult time."
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