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Roller coaster evacuated after stalling at Six Flags

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About 20 people were stranded in their cars, stuck on the Shockwave roller coaster ride at Six Flags over Texas in Arlington, TX.

A group of thrill-seekers were evacuated from a roller coaster at Six Flags in Arlington, Texas, Friday morning after being stuck on the ride for a short while.

The Shockwave roller coaster has upside down loops, but the car stopped while it was right-side-up around 11 a.m., reported NBC affiliate KXAS-TV.

Park officials told reporters that a sensor showed a problem with the ride, and it was stopped at a safe place: on its initial ascent up the tracks.

Riders were let off onto the stairway next to the coaster and were walked down.

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Twitter-user Andrew Cook shared a picture of himself stuck on the ride as well as crews helping him disembark.

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The ride was then closed for further inspection.

There were about 20 people on the ride when it stalled, WFAA news reported.