Horse rider dies in St Albans woodland
PUBLISHED: 16:19 08 October 2014 | UPDATED: 10:26 10 October 2014
A horse rider has died at a woodland in St Albans, despite the efforts of paramedics who performed CPR.
At 11.51am on Wednesday (8) emergency services were called to Heartwood Forest, Sandridge, after a horse rider collapsed.
A spokesman for East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) said that paramedics from a rapid response car, two ambulances and the Herts Air Ambulance attended the man near to Sandridgebury Lane.
He added: “They administered CPR to try and revive him, but sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene.”
A spokesman for Herts Police said officers were also called to the woodland, but there were no suspicious circumstances.
His death has been referred to the Coroner’s Court.
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