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Woman dies of kick from horse at Oklahoma racetrack

June 6, 2018

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has died after she was kicked in the chest by a horse at Will Rogers Downs racetrack near Claremore.

KOTV-TV reports that 42-year-old Jennifer Peterson of Beggs died Tuesday night at a Claremore hospital where she was taken.

The station reports that Peterson was helping load the horse into a trailer when she was kicked about 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials with the Rogers County Sheriff’s Department did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment.

The track is part of a casino complex on the outskirts of Claremore, which is a Tulsa suburb.

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Information from: KOTV-TV, http://www.newson6.com

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