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10-Year-Old Girl Who Collapsed at Six Flags Dies

The girl had been on the Revolution looping roller coaster before she collapsed Friday afternoon at the park in northern Los Angeles County

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    Girl Dies Day After Collapse at Theme Park

    (Published Monday, June 15, 2015)

    A 10-year-old girl airlifted Friday afternoon from Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park in Valencia, California, died Saturday, according to the coroner's office.

    Updated Article: Natural Causes in Girl's Death, Coroner Says

    The Ventura County girl had just exited the Revolution ride and returned to the ride station when she collapsed at the park in northern Los Angeles County. She was described as breathing, but unconscious, when she was airlifted from the Valencia theme park and later died at a hospital.

    Details regarding why the girl, identified by the coroner as Jasmine Martinez, collapsed were not immediately available. An autopsy will determine the cause of death.

    The ride has been temporarily closed, pending a review, according to Magic Mountain.

    The ride was cleared to reopen shortly after the airlift, and there was no evidence to suggest "this was in any way ride related," according to Magic Mountain. It was not immediately determined whether the girl suffered from a pre-existing condition.

    "We were deeply saddened to learn that Jasmine Martinez, who was transported to the hospital after riding Revolution on June 12 has died, " a Magic Mountain spokeswoman said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Jasmine’s family and friends during this difficult time."

    Revolution is a roller coaster that features a 90-foot tall vertical loop. The ride reaches speeds up to 55 mph.

    More than 45 million visitors have "safely ridden" Revolution since it opened in 1976, according to a spokeswoman for Magic Mountain.