Witnesses: Woman falls to her death from Texas roller coaster

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A woman died Friday at Six Flags Over Texas near Dallas while riding the world’s steepest wooden roller coaster, the park confirmed Friday night.

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Superman roller coaster strands riders for 2 hours at Six Flags

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A new roller coaster stalled 150 feet above the ground Sunday afternoon, stranding a dozen riders for almost two hours at a Northern California amusement park, according to local reports.

Twelve passengers on the Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif., became stranded atop the park’s newest ride when it stopped at its crest around 2:30 p.m., Six Flags spokeswoman Nancy Chan told the Vallejo Times-Herald.

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