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10-Year-Old Dies After Collapsing On Magic Mountain Roller Coaster
A 10-year-old girl has died after losing consciousness while riding the Revolution roller coaster at Magic Mountain theme park on Friday.
The young girl, identified as Jasmine Martinez from Somis in Ventura County, was found breathing, but unconscious when she returned to the ride's station around 4pm, according to park officials and NBC. Paramedics were then called to the scene, and the young girl was airlifted to Northridge Hospital. She then reportedly died on Saturday, according to Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
The cause of the young girl's loss of conscious and subsequent death has not yet been released. It's still unclear if the incident was related to a pre-existing condition. The Revolution roller coaster, which the girl was riding before she collapsed, reaches speeds of up to 55 mph, features a 90 foot tall vertical loop and was introduced to the park in 1976.