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Woman crushed to death by cow while helping it give birth

By Mason White 3:32 PM March 10, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A woman is dead after getting crushed by as cow that was giving birth, police in Scotland said.

Shetland Police said that the incident unfolded on a farm in Bixter around 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

According to the police investigation, the 62-year-old woman was helping the cow give birth to a calf when she was injured by the animal.

Police said that they are investigating the incident alongside the Health and Safety Executive. Police do not suspect foul play.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, tried to treat the woman, but their attempts were unsuccessful.