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 Six Flags in Arlington.
In July, Rosa Ayala-Goana fell while riding the roller coaster at Six Flags. A witness told local media that Ayala-Goana, 52, expressed concern moments before the 14-story ride began that the safety bar had not completely engaged.
The Tarrant County medical examiner's office confirmed the Dallas woman suffered "multiple traumatic injuries" during the fall.
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