Deputies identify Utah County woman killed in horse-riding accident

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UPDATE (02/13/2020) – Police have identified the woman killed after a horse accident as 35-year-old Shauna Ann Martin.

Martin was from Evanston, Wyoming but had recently moved to Utah County.


PAYSON, Utah (ABC4 News) – A 35-year-old woman is dead after a horse-riding accident in Utah County Wednesday.

Deputies with the Utah County County Sherriff’s Office said they were called to a ranch just west of I-15 near Payson in southern Utah County on the report of a woman involved in a horse-riding accident.

Deputies said the woman was riding her horse when someone from a ranch nearby heard her scream.

Deputies believe the woman fell from the horse and her head struck a pole causing severe head injuries which lead to the woman’s death.

This is a developing story. Updates will be posted as they become available.

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