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Woman Dies While Riding Rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas

Bloomberg News/Mike Fuentes(ARLINGTON, Texas) -- A woman has died after an accident on a rollercoaster at the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park in Arlington, Texas.

"We are deeply saddened to share that earlier this evening an adult woman died in the park while on the Texas Giant," Sharon Parker, communications manager for Six Flags Over Texas, told ABC News in a written statement. "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."

Official details were not immediately available on how the woman died.

For more on this story, see ABC News television affiliate WFAA.

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