Rotherham woman dies after coming off horse

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A woman has died after coming off her horse in Rotherham.

The 55-year-old woman was riding her horse on the B6090 Cortworth Lane towards Greasbrough, Rotherham, at about 10am on Sunday.

Police say several agricultural vehicles were travelling along Cortworth Lane in the opposite direction towards Wentworth, when the horse bolted and dislodged the woman rider.

The woman, from Wentworth, fell to the ground and sustained a fatal head injury. She died at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses and trying to identify any drivers of the agricultural vehicles. Call police on 101 quoting incident number 381 of 26 May.

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