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 Mia Michelle Eriksson

Mia Michelle Eriksson

Birth
Placer County, California, USA
Death 4 Nov 2006 (aged 17)
Murrieta, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Tahoe City, Placer County, California, USA
Memorial ID 89188433 · View Source
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Mia Eriksson, 17, suffered a fatal accident while competing on a cross country course during the three-day event at Galway Downs. She had been riding her 7-year-old horse, Koryography, at Fence 19 when she fell.

Hundreds of spectators saw the accident.

Eriksson died Saturday afternoon at Rancho Springs Medical Center in Murrieta.

Eriksson's death was the first ever at Galway Downs. Over the previous 12 years at Galway Downs, there have been more than 12,000 mounts.

Worldwide in 2005, there were no equestrian-related rider death and Eriksson's death is the first one in the sport in 2006. More than 120 riders from throughout the nation and Canada participated.

Gravesite Details Older sister Shana Virginia Eriksson was killed in a riding accident in Fresno, California in 2003.

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  • Created by: Lester Letson
  • Added: 27 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89188433
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mia Michelle Eriksson (21 Nov 1988–4 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89188433, citing Trails End Cemetery, Tahoe City, Placer County, California, USA ; Maintained by Lester Letson (contributor 46627920) .