Coaster Grotto
 
Members | Register | Login Site Map 
RCT Grotto 
Welcome to Coaster Grotto, home to over 3,600 roller coaster pictures and 100 theme park reviews!
Join now for FREE to rate parks and coasters, compile your coaster track record and top 20, and create a personal profile.

Woman dies after riding Epcot's Mission: Space
Posted by: Webmaster | 18 April 2006 04:44

A 49-year-old woman from Germany died Wednesday after riding Walt Disney World's Mission:Space ride, located at Epcot. This is the second death in less than a year associated with the thrill ride.

The woman died at hospital, where she was taken Tuesday after becoming sick following the mock space flight at Epcot, according to a statement released late Wednesday by the theme park.

The ride reopened Thursday as inspectors found the ride to be operating properly.

The medical examiner's office said Friday in a preliminary report that the woman died from bleeding of the brain, and had severe, long-standing high blood pressure. The report did not mention any connection between the ride and the woman's death.

Related Links
  • Epcot - Review
  • Epcot - Pictures
  • Epcot - Info
  • Epcot - Official Site

    Members' Comments


    There are no comments for this news

    Add your Comments

  • You must Login or Register to add your comments.

  •  Coaster Grotto Fastest Coasters Tallest Coasters Biggest Coasters Longest Coasters
    © 2001-2006 Coaster Grotto, All Rights Reserved.
    Contact Us - About - Terms of Service - Privacy