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Girl dies from snake bite at Uralla

Posted by Miqe on March 11, 2007

The Sidney Morning Herald

March 11, 2007 – 6:54AM

A nine-year-old girl has died after being bitten by a snake in northern NSW.

Police say the girl was bitten on the foot by a brown snake at about 2.30 pm (AEDT) Saturday in the vegetable garden of a farm at Uralla near Armidale.

She was taken by ambulance to Armidale Base Hospital in a critical condition, and died just after 5 pm.

Police are preparing a report for the Coroner.

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