AS thrill seekers piled onto a 14-story rollercoaster, their excited screams soon turned to terror after witnessing a mom plunge 75ft to her death.

Rosa Ayala-Gaona Esparza, 52, died after falling from the Texas Giant at the Dallas Six Flags in July 2013.

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Rosa Ayala-Goana Esparza died after falling from the Texas Giant at the Dallas Six Flags in 2013[/caption]

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A coroner confirmed Rosa had been ejected from her third-row seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam[/caption]

Among those to witness her horrifying death were her children.

Witnesses describe hearing them scream: “We need to go get my mom.”

One of Rosa’s loved ones – believed to be her son – had to be held back from running to the tracks, they added.

Her daughter is said to have seen her mom upside down while other riders tried to help when they saw her legs in the air.

John Putman, who was waiting to board the ride, said the family had been “laughing and talking” while waiting in line.

It was only when they returned crying out, “she fell, she fell,” that onlookers first realized something was wrong.

Witness Gabe Flores told CNN: “The man was saying, ‘let me out, let me out, my mom fell off.”

Rider Carmen Brown added: “We heard her screaming. We were like, ‘Did she just fall?’”

A coroner later confirmed Rosa had been ejected from her third-row seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam.

The 153-feet high ride had just begun a steep descent along the track’s first large hill when the tragedy struck.

The County Medical Examiner’s Office said her body was found on a ride tunnel for the 14-story Texas Giant German-made wooden roller coaster.

An autopsy showed she suffered multiple traumatic injuries and extensive trauma to her torso.

Riders at the time speculated that she had not been strapped in correctly.

But at the time of Rosa’s death, no federal agency regulated amusement parks, Fox4 reports.

The ride was closed in the days after the fatality. It has since been reopened, according to the Six Flags website.

Six Flags spokeswoman Sharon Parker said at the time of Rosa’s death that the park was “committed to determining the cause of this tragic accident.”

She added: “Our thoughts, prayers and full support remain with the family.”

The outcome of any investigation is unclear.

But a statement released by the Arlington Police Department at the time of Rosa’s death said: “At this point of the investigation, it does not appear there was any foul play or criminality associated with this tragic incident.”

A year after the tragedy, Esparza’s family filed a lawsuit seeking $1million in damages. Six Flags denied “each and every” allegation, The Beaumont Enterprise reported.

The family settled with the theme park and the German ride marker for an undisclosed amount in November 2014.

“Our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers will forever be with the Esparza family,” Steve Martindale, president of Six Flags, said in a statement at the time, according to Dallas News.

“We are thankful that all parties could reach an agreed settlement.”

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The ride was closed in the days after the fatality[/caption]

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