BOLTON (CBS) – A comfort sheep is believed to have killed a volunteer at a farm in Bolton, outside of Boston, Massachusetts. The volunteer was identified as 73-year-old Kim Taylor.
“Taylor, a longtime volunteer at Cultivate Care Farms, was caring for livestock in a pen alone when a sheep charged at her and repeatedly rammed her,” said a statement from the Nashoba Valley Regional Emergency Communications Center.READ MORE: Small Businesses In Michigan Saw Record Job Growth In 2021, Data Says
Taylor suffered extensive serious injuries and went into cardiac arrest shortly after first responders arrived. She was rushed to Marlborough Hospital where she was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Peace Officer Awards Ceremony Honors Life-Saving Heroes, First Responders In Oxford High School Tragedy
Cultivate Care focuses on animal therapy. It described the sheep involved as a comfort animal.MORE NEWS: Comcast Rise Awarding Grants To 100 Minority-Owned Small Businesses
Bolton Animal Control will work with Cultivate Care Farms’ staff on the future outcome of the sheep.