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Six Flags Reopens Fiesta Texas Roller Coaster

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The world's tallest at a height of 456 feet, and America’s fastest roller coaster, Kingda Ka launches at 128 miles per hour. Riders fall at a 90-degree right angle after reaching the peak. Named after the Bengal tiger that lives next to the ride, Kingda Ka is less than a minute long, but it promises to be one of the scariest of your life! (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

The world’s tallest at a height of 456 feet, and America’s fastest roller coaster, Kingda Ka launches at 128 miles per hour. Riders fall at a 90-degree right angle after reaching the peak. Named after the Bengal tiger that lives next to the ride, Kingda Ka is less than a minute long, but it promises to be one of the scariest of your life! (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on a roller coaster at a North Texas Six Flags park.

The Iron Rattler reopened Wednesday at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, one month after a woman fell to her death from the Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

A Fiesta Texas statement says the ride was reopened after it was checked out thoroughly to assure it was safe to ride. Seatbelts have been added to the seats as an added safeguard.

Meanwhile, the Texas Giant remains closed at the North Texas park.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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