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Woman, 30, dead after falling off horse before being trampled at Ponoka Stampede grounds

A 30-year-old woman has died after falling off a horse and being trampled at the Ponoka Stampede on the weekend.

The incident happened at about 7 p.m. as the multi-day stampede was coming to a close, police confirmed Monday.

The incident is now being investigated by Occupational Health and Safety, RCMP said.