Woman dies at Six Flags Over Texas

Published On: Jul 19 2013 08:33:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2013 08:35:15 PM CDT

Six Flags Over Texas confirmed a woman fell to her death Friday night on the Texas Giant roller coaster.

Arlington police are meeting with Six Flags officials.

The Arlington Police Department and Six Flags officials have set up a media staging area.

Six Flags Over Texas released a statement:

"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."

We'll have the latest live tonight at 10 on Local 2.


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