Six Flags park employee ignores woman’s panicked concerns before roller coaster starts towards her FINAL DESTINATION

“The lady basically tumbled over,” she said.
“We heard her screaming. We were, like, ‘Did she just fall?’”

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The Texas Giant, the worlds tallest steel-hybrid roller coaster standing 14-story-high, & 4,900-feet-long, with a 79-degree drop & three turns sharper than 90 degrees.

Imagine the horror of being on the world’s steepest dropping roller coaster & watching the person in front of you tumble out of their seat & fly out of the cart into the air. That’s what Joshua Paul Fleak witnessed on Friday. “Just witnessed someone fly off of the Texas Giant two seats in front of me,” he tweeted. “… Coaster turned & she was gone.”

Now try to imagine being on that roller coaster as a little kid sitting next to their mom & watching herRosy Esparza Six Flags 6 Falls Fell from roller coaster ride Great Texas Arlington Dies Death Killed Plummets Little Boy Son Park Employee Ignored Concern disappear. That’s what one little boy will be forever traumatized with seeing. Upon coming to the end of the ride he was heard screaming, “My mom, my mom — we’ve got to get my mom… she’s gone,” while running towards the track to find her before park employees escorted him away to the safety with the rest of his family.

& finally, imagine if you were the one to plummet to your death after being concerned for your safety & in a state of panic as your ride began, but shrugged off by the park employee that your security bar was fine.

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Waking up that day, Rosy Esparza had a 1 in 24 million chance of being seriously injured at a fixed amusement park. Approximately 297 million guests visit the 400 U.S. amusement parks annually and take 1.7 billion safe rides, but she was the 297 millionth – & ONE.

Even with the odds on her side, & the presence of mind to be concerned about her security bar – Rosy Esparza Six Flags 6 Falls Fell from roller coaster ride Great Texas Arlington Dies Death Killed Plummets Little Boy Son Park Employee Ignored Concernshe was no match for what would be her Final Destination. Death would not be cheated. That is what strikingly came to mind when I heard about this horrific story & decided that it had NewsBall worthy aspects to it. First, it didn’t seem to matter about odds, or her alert state of mind & panic before the ride began – she couldn’t avoid fate even though she had a premonition of sorts. Can you imagine what she was thinking in her final seconds before impact through the cross beams & unto the platform below? She KNEW IT. She SENSED something was wrong. Did she blame the park employee in those final seconds? She TRIED to tell him. Or did she think of her little son that traumatically watched her fly out of the seat next to him. Or did she second guess her decision to get on that ride because of her weight? I sit here in a pensive solemn mood pondering that sickening thought.

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Rosy Esparza Six Flags 6 Falls Fell from roller coaster ride Great Texas Arlington Dies Death Killed Plummets Little Boy Son Park Employee Ignored Concern

Unidentified park employee that reportedly shrugged off woman’s panicked concern. We are offering a reward for his name & picture. info@newsball.com

The second aspect, & what NewsBall is all about, is uncovering the identity of this park employee working the “Texas Giant” Roller Coaster at Six Flags Arlington, Texas for his moment in the spotlight. Their ONLY job is to ensure the security bars are secured against each rider. This is not a case of second guessing & 20/20 hindsight. This woman clearly cried for help & voiced her concerns that the security bar was not locked into place, but the park attendant “was basically nonchalant,” Carmen Brown, waiting next in line, said. “He was, like, ‘As long as you heard it click, you’re fine.’ Hers was the only one that went down once, and she didn’t feel safe. But they let her still get on the ride.” Furthermore, the fact that this was a larger woman should have raised some common sense concerns in the employee – especially once raised by the rider! Customers entrust the supposed “qualified” aspect of employees with such matters, but this mistake cost her life.

& now the investigation begins into what exactly happened. Unless there is a finding that the security bar was fine, & that it not only broke, but it was her weight that caused it, we will seek this park employees name & image for publication as part of our strict policy to name anyone affecting anyone else. We are the news outlet to come to for the rest of a story.

With Texas being at least 1 of 17 states with no state agency to oversee amusement parks or investigations, we hope Six Flags does not try to cover anything up as they lead the investigation THEMSELVES. “A baby stroller is subject to tougher federal regulation than a roller coaster carrying a child in excess of 100 miles per hour,“ Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass said. He has been trying to pass legislation to force federal regulation of amusement parks since 1999.

This is video footage from the roller coaster from the front row.
She dies at the 45 second to 50 second mark:


Complete news coverage on the death:

& so, if you have any information as to the park employee’s name & have his picture, send to info@NewsBall.com for a reward. He is part of this story, & he must eventually be added to this article. The mass media won’t report his identity, but we will – with the public’s help. We need current employees to reach out to us.

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20 thoughts on “Six Flags park employee ignores woman’s panicked concerns before roller coaster starts towards her FINAL DESTINATION

  1. julisswer

    Isn’t the employee to blme?? She asked nicely he wouldn’t listen, if i were him i would of let her of, but he was the reason she is dead now:( :( :(

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    1. Alexis

      I think it’s both the employee and the riders fault, basically 50, 50. I mean it’s the employee’s fault for ignoring the woman and not double checking the seat’s resistance but it’s also the rider’s fault because if you are worried about how secured you are in your seat and if your having a bad feeling about the ride, maybe you shouldn’t go on it? I mean it’s that obvious, that’s how i see it. I watch and read about these roller coaster accidents and most of them are the riders fault. I still go on roller coasters but I am NEVER going to Six Flags, I’ve heard so many stories about this theme park and honestly I don’t want to die.

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  2. Melanie

    Well, the park employee SHOULD be looked at, if not for liability, but simply because we shouldn’t have people with the mentality of children overseeing the safety of others.

    Its probably a minimum wage job, but it shouldnt be. And supervisors should be grilling these employees on safety. Its not your job to be liked as a manager, its your job to make sure others are doing theirs.

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    1. Elisha B.

      You are so, so, SO right. How many does it take for Six Flags and others to listen?? This is NOT their first incident of having someone die in almost the exact same scenario… except, well, she was not overweight – she was “underweight” – and these are terms we use loosely, as the ride gives NO WARNINGS ABOUT OVER/UNDER WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS OR SAFETY CONCERNS, oh, and her child was older and was a daughter, sitting in a row behind her mother and trying desperately to help as she held on for her life and then dangled by her shirt for a moment from the car before it hit the next bump.
      When I was eight, I slipped out of a ride’s harness, and my older brother held onto me as I slid and as force pulled me away from him. I didn’t fall. I was lucky that my brother was big for his age, and extremely strong (he’s 6’5″ now; he was taller than 5’5″ then – which I know because he was taller than my mother). If he hadn’t been as big, as strong…. but, then HE probably shouldn’t ride a Six Flags coaster, either… would it KILL THEM to put up a SIGN?

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  3. howboutno

    If her restraint didn’t “click”, even though they never did, AND she felt like her life was in danger, WHY THE FUCK DIDNT SHE JUST GET OUT?!! I mean since you’d have us all believe she wasn’t secured, why couldn’t she just exit the train?

    Shame on you assholes. Trying to shame some poor kid working on this ride. Don’t you think he/she feels bad enough? So what, so you can be the “heroes” that revealed the identity of who your writing off as a murderer basically…

    If its ANYONES fault she died, its her own. For not getting off a ride she felt endangered her life. She wasn’t forced on, or to stay on. It was her decision alone.

    You guys suck.

    P.S. Nice job thinking of the whole final destination 3 comparison! I mean degrading this tragedy to some shitty sequel of a shitty sequel, PROPS. you come across as creative, articulate, and most of all; CLASSY.

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    1. NewsBall Post author

      She trusted the employee to be a qualified & trained individual. Her trust cost her life. I’m sure you also state that Trayvon Martin deserved to die. Find excuses & reasons why the dead victims deserved it is even classier. *Sarcasm*

      We agree that FD3 is some shitty sequel – but of an AMAZING original movie. I personally refused to see the sequels because they looked like corny disgraces to the original, but I did also see the 5th & final installment – which turned out to be a PREQUEL to #1 with a satisfying & shocking ending tying the series together.

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    2. Gene

      Leave the kid alone, you and I both know who is working at six flags over the sumer. The adult in this case was a grossly overweight woman who should not have been allowed to ride in the first place. However, had she been stopped, I am just as certain that some would even now be claiming discrimination of some sort. It’s easy to scream foul and inflame the low information crowd, but there is much more to this than is being immediately reported. I am sure that Six Flags will settle, but I am also sure that there will be an offset for the contributory negligence of the rider. This is not blaming the victim, but she does bear responsibility to exercise good judgement, especially when riding with a child, who if he were only two should probably not have been on the ride either.

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  4. Anon

    Ms. Brown, the supposed “witness” to Esparza’s interaction with the RO, is either not remembering correctly or she is more likely lying for her 15 minutes of fame.

    #1) The victim’s son-in-law said Sunday that he did not hear her say anything to anyone about her restraint not being secure.

    #2) The Texas Giant uses a hydraulic restraint system and does NOT ‘click’ when it engages though many rides do still have the older, ‘clicking’ mechanical restraints. The RO would not have told the victim that as long as she “heard it click” she would be okay because he knew it didn’t click, so that would have been more likely to cause her to panic since she couldn’t have heard it click at ALL.

    This was for sure a terrible accident but I don’t see where there is any showing of negligence. If the story told by Brown is wrong and the victim was ejected or not properly secured due to her size it would have to be shown that he should have not allowed her to ride because of her size.

    Also, I have a relative who works at SFOT and she knows the RO you’re talking about, in fact we talked about it after this happened.

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    1. NewsBall Post author

      Well, give us the Ride Operator’s name so we can investigate & add his interview to this article.

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    2. Killabee

      Whats new…NB running a story that they don’t know facts about….I must say I do love reading them. Its kind like reading stories of people meeting big foot and stuff.

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      1. NewsBall Post author

        What did we get wrong???? That the dead victim didn’t speak english so therefore how could the park employee be to blame?

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  5. Bella

    You know there will be a ginormous settlement from Six Flags to her family. They want this to go away quietly and quickly.

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