The woman who tragically fell to her death on Friday night at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington has been identified. Her name is Rosy Esparza.
According to KTVT in Dallas, Esparza was riding The Texas Giant (billed as the tallest still-hybrid roller coaster in the world) when she plummeted to her death while her son sat by her side.
Details remain unclear and authorities are investigating the incident, but a witness says Esparza had remarked on her lap bar not feeling especially secure.
Others on social media have said it either broke or came loose.
Said Six Flags spokesperson Sharon Parker in an email after the accident took place: