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Underwood woman dies after fall from horse

UNDERWOOD, Minn. -- An Underwood woman died after she fell from her horse Wednesday afternoon, March 15.

According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Kirsten Laney, 48, and a friend were riding horses about 3 p.m. Wednesday in a wooded area near Laney’s home in Underwood when Laney’s horse was spooked.

Laney fell from the horse and suffered a fatal head injury, according to the sheriff’s office report.

No other details were available.

Underwood is about 12 miles east of Fergus Falls.

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