10 year old boy killed in horse tragedy


Police and emergency services were called to an address in Waiomio, Far North, where a 10 year old boy was killed after his horse bolted, dragging him for some distance about 6.30pm today.  

Circumstances as to how this matter occurred are still being investigated.  

The matter has been referred to the Coroner.  

There are no further details to be released at this time as more family members are yet to be advised.

- Northern Advocate

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