Former Duffield woman killed after being kicked by horse

A former Duffield woman has died after she was kicked by a horse she had been letting loose into a field.

Jo Lomas, aged 49, an experienced horse rider who had previously competed in the European Young Rider championships sustained severe chest injuries which caused a heart attack.

An air ambulance was called, but the crew were unable to revive her.The tragedy happened at her home in Pickwell, near Melton.

The mother-of-three grew up in Duffield.