By Linda Hall •
Updated: 26 Aug 2022 • 14:46
Image of bull run in Beniarbeig, Alicante.
Photo credit: Beniarbeig town hall - Blanquet
Originally from France, she was said to have assiduously attended bull-running events throughout the Marina Alta and was aware of the danger and risks involved.
On this occasion she was apparently taken unawares and gored once in the chest while pinned against the safety barrier. Medics called to the scene were able only to certify her death.
Beniarbeig’s mayor Juanjo Mas declared a day’s morning and suspended all bull-running during the festivities in honour of San Roque, as the Valencia region’s passion for bull-running claimed its seventh victim. Events planned for the evening of August 25 were also cancelled.
This was the second time that a bull-running aficionado lost their life in the Marina Alta after a French tourist, aged 64, was tossed by a bull during the Pedreguer fiestas. He died in Denia hospital after spending nine days in a coma.
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