TODAY | July 20, 2013
>> investigation is just getting under way into how this could have happened. the news this morning has definitely put a scare in anyone who has ever ridden a roller coaster . the largest and most popular roller coasters in the country will remain closed following a frightening incident. a woman was ejected from the coaster known as the texas giant on friday evening.
>> we were in line to get on the next ride, the texas giant . when they pulled up, the daughter and son of the lady that flew out of the car were hysterical saying their mother flew out of the car.
>> it's not clear what led to the deadly accident. the theme park released a statement saying we are saddened by the death on the texas giant . the ride is said to be the steepest roller coaster at 14 stories high with a drop of 147 feet. six flags says safety is their top priority and that section of the park is temporarily closed.
>> sad. it was very sad. we were kind of in disbelief. we said a prayer for her.
>> authorities in the mark are in the early stages of the investigation. they will check out her safety restraint . carson and chris?
>> thank you.