Girl, 10, dies after losing consciousness on California roller coaster

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VALENCIA, Calif. — A  10-year-old girl who was airlifted from a Southern California amusement park after losing consciousness while riding a roller coaster has died, health officials said Monday.

The girl was riding the Revolution roller coaster at Magic Mountain and was unconscious but breathing when she returned to the station, KTLA reported.

Paramedics took the girl by helicopter to a local hospital. It’s not known if she lost consciousness because of the ride or a pre-existing condition.

The girl, identified as Jasmine Martinez from Somis, died Saturday but it was not announced by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office until Monday.

An autopsy is pending.

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