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California / Roller Coaster Death #638959

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The safety questions raised by the death of Pearl Santos on the Goliath roller coaster in Valencia, California, examined; scenes shown of various roller coasters. [Six Flags Magic Mountain spokesman Andy GALLARDO - says Santos had a pre-existing genetic condition.] [Former safety inspector Richard HARRIS - says theme parks are "pushing the envelope."] [Representative Edward MARKEY - says it is time to discuss limits.] [American Coaster Enthusiasts David ESCALANTE - says only a tiny faction of riders are injured.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:40

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