By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOLTON (CBS) – A comfort sheep is believed to have killed a volunteer at a farm in Bolton. The volunteer was identified as 73-year-old Kim Taylor.

“Taylor, a longtime volunteer at Cultivate Care Farms, was caring for livestock in a pen alone when a sheep charged at her and repeatedly rammed her,” said a statement from the Nashoba Valley Regional Emergency Communications Center.

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Taylor suffered extensive serious injuries and went into cardiac arrest shortly after first responders arrived. She was rushed to Marlborough Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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Cultivate Care focuses on animal therapy. It described the sheep involved as a comfort animal.

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Bolton Animal Control will work with Cultivate Care Farms’ staff on the future outcome of the sheep.

CBSBoston.com Staff