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Houston-area woman dies after trampled by horse

Published:   |   Updated: September 3, 2014 at 04:15 PM

WACO, Texas (AP) A Houston-area woman has died after being trampled by a horse while attending a barrel racing event in Central Texas.

Services are scheduled Thursday in Magnolia for 62-year-old Jeanine McMinn, whose family was involved with the horse industry.

Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says Sunday's incident has been classified as an accident.

McMinn was at the Extraco Events Center in Waco when a horse being led through a pen apparently bolted and ran over the woman. McMinn died later at a hospital.

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