The troubled history of the Rattler at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

The troubled history of the Rattler at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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This archived story was posted online for our investigation of the thrill ride industry, and it links to internal documents at Fiesta Texas. The documents reveal how park officials were still working out the kinks of the flagship wooden rollercoaster, the Rattler, after the park’s grand opening in 1992. They tracked hundreds of injuries that were never reported to state officials.