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Woman Dies After Falling Off Six Flags Over Texas Ride

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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(Photo Credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) According to officials, a woman fell to her death from a roller coaster ride Six Flags Over Texas Friday evening. The accident happened at the Texas Giant roller coaster.

A spokesperson for Six Flags Over Texas stated that paramedics responded immediately to the scene but it was too late; the woman was already dead upon their arrival.

“Since the safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority, the ride has been closed pending further investigation,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends during this difficult time.”

The victim’s identity had not been released at the time of this report.

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