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Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death
Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death

After a jet recently crashed on a San Francisco runway, a pack of federal investigators swiftly arrived to figure out what went wrong. When a Cirque du Soleil performer fell to her death during a Las Vegas show, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched its own investigation. But when a Texas woman made a fatal plunge from a Six Flags roller coaster in Arlington on Friday, it was left to the amusement park company itself to decide what went wrong.  Much of what flies, rises and falls in the United States -- from planes and trains to elevators -- is harnessed to state and federal regulations that dictate safety standards and give power to investigators to determine...

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