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Local youth killed in tragic accident

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Photo from a memorial Facebook group for Cheyenne Nicole Ramirez.

WILLS POINT - A Wills Point teenager has died after she was reportedly dragged by her horse.

18-year-old Cheyenne Nicole Ramirez was said to be working cattle when the horse was spooked and took off with Cheyenne’s spur stuck in the reins.  KLTV-TV reports she was dragged nearly half a mile before she could get loose.

Officials say she died Tuesday at a Tyler hospital.