Sheffield & South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire woman dies after fall from horse

A 55-year-old woman has died after falling from her horse on a road in Rotherham.

South Yorkshire Police said the incident happened on Sunday on the B6090 Cortworth Lane.

The horse bolted, causing the rider, from Wentworth, South Yorkshire, to fall. She suffered a head injury and died at the scene.

Police have urged the drivers of agricultural vehicles that were on the road at the time to come forward.

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