Rosy Esparza has been officially identified as the woman who who fell to her death Friday from a rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas.
52-year-old Rosy Esparza a mother and grandmother was riding in the roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, plummeted to her death Friday evening around 6:45 p.m. CBS 11 has identified the woman as Rosy Esparza. It was her first time to visit the popular theme park.
Mrs. Esparza was riding at The Texas Giant, the tallest steel-hybrid roller coaster in the world when she somehow fell from the ride as her young son sat by her side. Esparza expressed concern, according to witnesses, about her lap bar not being secure. Several other witnesses on social media immediately after the incident said it appeared her restraint either broke or came loose. Investigators have yet to confirm it though.
He was screaming “My mom, my mom — we’ve got to get my mom… she’s gone,” according to multiple witnesses who were next in line to ride the roller coaster.
“We were the people standing there when the car pulled up and it was empty,” said witness John Putnam who was at the amusement park with his family.
Rosy Esparza originally from Piedras Negras, Mexico leaves behind a large members of her family mourning over the tragic death of the woman they described as one of the most amazing mother in the world