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Taylor Co. woman thrown from horse, killed


TAYLOR COUNTYR (WAOW) -- A Medford woman died after being thrown from her horse, Sunday.

According to a news release from the Taylor County Sheriff's Department, the incident happened at around 10:30 AM on Sunset Road.

An investigation shows Jill R. Kuenne, 46, was met by a vehicle while riding on the road. Kuenne waived the vehicle on, but when it passed, the horse began to buck. Kuenne was thrown from the horse.

Kuenne was air-lifted to Wausau Aspirus Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

According to the Taylor County Sheriff's Department, this is the second fatality in the county this year due to horse incidents.

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