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U.S. Boy Dies in Horse Accident

AN 8-year-old boy – a U.S. citizen – was killed last Saturday in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, according to officials from the Judicial Investigative Police (OIJ).

Henry Cromwell, the victim, fell from his horse while riding in Vijagua de Upala, about 50 kilometers northeast of Liberia, and apparently hit his head, police said.

He was admitted to the emergency clinic of the UpalaHospital at 6 p.m., and was pronounced dead soon after. No other information was available at press time.


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