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Female jockey dies after fall in trotting race

Female jockey dies after fall in trotting race
By Reuters

21/06/2015 at 20:59Updated 21/06/2015 at 21:35

Female jockey Christelle Zimmer has died from injuries sustained in a fall during a trotting race in France, the BBC reported on Sunday.

Zimmer, 25, landed on her neck and back in a race at Saturday's meeting in Chartres and received first aid at the track after suffering a heart attack.

She was taken by helicopter to Rouen hospital but had a brain haemorrhage and died from her injuries.

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