OSAKA – A woman died and 19 other passengers were injured, one seriously, in a roller coaster accident Saturday at an amusement park in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, police and firefighters said.
The six-car Fujin Raijin II roller coaster at Expoland, on which passengers stand through the course of the ride, derailed and hit a guardrail around 12:50 p.m. after a wheel axle on one of the cars broke, the park operator said.
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