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: Volunteers Needed For Atlanta's Point-In-Time Homeless Count
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: Local Puppies Making Their Debut At The Puppy Bowl XVIII
Cultivate Care focuses on animal therapy. It described the sheep involved as a comfort animal.MORE NEWS: Mulberry Man Fatally Shot On Sunday Evening
Bolton Animal Control will work with Cultivate Care Farms’ staff on the future outcome of the sheep.