Nine year old injured in horse accident dies

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

EAGLE BAY, N.Y. (WKTV) - A nine year old girl from Canada, who had been trampled by a horse at summer camp in June has died as a result of her injuries.

The incident happened at YMCA Camp Gorham where police say a group of 11 horses were taking the children on a tour just before 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 27. Authorities say one of the horses got spooked and caused a chain reaction to the rest.

Town of Webb Police say the girl, Marie Viatteu died as a result of head trauma and that her organs were donated.

Several children were hurt while on the horse tour.

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