The Texas Giant roller coaster ride sits idle at the Six Flags Over Texas park Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. Investigators will try to determine if a woman who died while riding the roller coaster at the amusement park Friday night fell from the ride after some witnesses said she wasn’t properly secured.(AP Photo/LM Otero )

Dallas mother identified as woman who fell out of Six Flags roller coaster

Six Flags Over Texas theme park in Arlington confirmed that a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster on Friday. Police records show that the incident occurred just after 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, family members identified the victim as Rosy Esparza of Dallas.

Park visitors told NBC 5 DFW that they saw a woman fall from the roller coaster. Witnesses said workers on the ride directed paramedics to the victim’s location.

According to a witness, children were yelling “we have to get my mom” when the roller coaster car pulled up at the end of the ride. Riders were hysterical and crying.

Witnesses said workers checked the restraints on the car after the accident.

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