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Roller coaster reopening: Six Flags to reopen roller coaster where woman died (+video)

Roller coaster reopening: Six Flags Over Texas is reopening the Texas Giant roller coaster, the ride from which a woman fell to her death.

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The Texas Giant roller coaster ride sits idle at Six Flags Over Texas on July 20, one day after a woman fell from the ride to her death. The park announced yesterday (Tuesday) that the ride will re-open this weekend.

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Six Flags Over Texas is reopening the ride from which a park-goer fell to her death.

The Dallas-area amusement park announced Tuesday that the Texas Giant roller coaster will reopen this weekend. The ride will have new seat belts and redesigned restraint bar pads.

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Six Flags says its investigation into the July incident found no mechanical failure on the ride. The family of the woman who died after falling from the ride has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the amusement park company.

The company says in a statement that people with "unique body shapes or sizes" may not fit into the ride seat. It plans to offer a roller coaster seat on the ride line for riders to judge for themselves in advance if they fit.