Woman Killed By Bull At Festival Race

A woman has reportedly died after she was hit by a bull during a race at a festival in France. 

The woman was watching the race from behind a fence with her husband in the southern city of Aigues-Morte,  according to several media reports.

After the race, the BBC reports one of the bulls leapt over the fence as the animals left the arena, hitting the woman and throwing her into the air before she fell on her head.

She was flown to hospital, where she later died.

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The woman's death comes after at least nine people were injured in the opening days of the annual Running of the Bulls festival in Spain this year.

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