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Rollercoaster death highlights lack of amusement park oversight

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“Six Flags Over Texas” is conducting its own investigation into the death of a woman who was thrown from the world’s steepest roller coaster on Friday. But government regulators are not investigating the incident, because no federal agency has the authority to. Amusement ride safety inspector Ken Martin joins NewsNation to discuss the safety concerns surrounding the 17 states that have no government oversight of amusement park rides.