Need for Speed: Roller-Coaster Safety Tips You Should Know

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Tragedy Strikes

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. has launched an investigation into what caused the death of a Rosa Ayala-Goana, who died Friday when she fell from the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. The tragedy is the latest in roller coaster accidents making headlines over the years, and brings national attention to safety measures in place to protect riders. If you choose to indulge your need for speed and great heights, here's what you should know to do so safely. Britt Middleton 

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