Goliath caused aneurysm to burst

Saturday, July 28, 2001 11:09 AM

LA coroners office said that the ride caused the aneurysm to burst but it was there first.

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/2000/20010727/lo/869979_1.html

It has been sent into news also.
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Army rangers lead the way
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 11:14 AM
They also mentioned it could have easily happened in her sleep as well... Just goes to show you that it could happen to anyone.

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.:| Brandon Rodriguez |:.
http://www.coasters2k.com
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 11:15 AM
I rode 28 coasters @ SFWoA, 9 on RWB and have no brain problems (other that rideing RWB 9 times).
It's not always the coasters fault. I am sorry that happened to the woman but it wasn't all Goliath's fault.

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Rollercoasters are the secret of life!

http://www.woodencoaster.com
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 11:27 AM
I'd have to agree. For all we know, the woman could have been cooking and died from the aneurysm. The sad part of the story is that she was (probably) unaware of the fact that she had the problem. Had she known, she not only could have avoided riding rollercoasters, she could have gotten help from doctors.

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Matt Lynch
Co-Webmaster, Kennywood Boulevard
http://kennywood.coasterbuzz.com
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 11:33 AM
...yeah, she also could have sneezed...
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 12:04 PM
I wonder if it was the woman's first time on a coaster. If she wasnt used to the G's
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 12:11 PM
It could be. But I've been on this ride so many times but nothing ever happened. I hope we don't have problems like this on X.

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Saturday, July 28, 2001 2:16 PM
Brain aneurysm warnings NEED to be on ride entrance signs, Now. Send the signs back to the sign shops and add the warning before more of these accidents occur.

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Jes
Webmaster, Jes's Roller Coasters
http://www.jesms.cjb.net
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 2:20 PM
The main thing is it was there to begin with, and riding goliath was what pushed it over the edge. Like the straw that broke the camel's back.
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 2:22 PM
I think doctors should give free CAT scans to all coaster fanatics like us who ride High-G machines frequently...

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Millennium Force: The Future's Riding On It
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Saturday, July 28, 2001 3:34 PM
I hurt my jaw in Japan recently, and upon riding Orochi (a Raptor clone) seven times in a row, I started to have SEVERE aching in my head by my jaw. The first thing I thought of was that I had an aneurysm, and that my flight back to Seattle would kill me, but alas....I am alive. I still feel for that woman. Hopefully she was enjoying herself prior to her death.

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;)Rollercoasters are like parrots...if you take care of them, they should outlive you;)
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