Thursday, 29 October 2009

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From Times Online October 29, 2009
Teenage folk singer Taylor Mitchell killed by coyotesJenny Booth
9 CommentsRecommend? (8) (LW Communications/The Canadian Press/AP)Taylor Mitchell: nominated for an award this yearImage :1 of 3A teenage folk singer has died after being set upon by two coyotes as she hiked alone in a national park in Nova Scotia.
Taylor Mitchell, 19, a rising star of the Canadian music scene, died in Halifax hospital yesterday after the normally shy animals attacked her as she hiked one of the most scenic trails in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
Walkers who heard her frantic screams alerted park rangers, who shot one of the coyotes.
The Toronto-born singer was airlifted to Halifax hospital but died of her injuries, authorities said.

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