March 4, 2006 - Posted at 1:26 p.m. CST
RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) _ No one seems to know whether a woman was
hit by a rock or a cell phone during a ride on an Ohio
But the impact fractured Terry Wang's skull, and she sued.
Nearly six years later, a jury in Ohio has awarded her
three-point-six million dollars for the injury at the former
Six Flags Ohio.
Trial testimony revealed that amusement-park officials had been
warned about people throwing rocks at riders. The roller coaster --
known as The Villain -- had rocks along its tracks and catwalk.
A Six Flags attorney said Wang was probably hit by another
rider's cell phone.
Wang cried and thanked jurors who found Six Flags negligent in
the case. The park has since been sold, and is now called Geauga