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A woman who fell from a hire boat on the Norfolk Broads has died in hospital.
The woman, who was in her seventies, fell into the water near Potter Heigham yesterday afternoon. She was airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, where she died this afternoon. Her next of kin have been informed.
Norfolk Police say that they are preparing a report for the Coroner, but that at this stage they believe the fall was a tragic accident.
An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after falling into the water on the Norfolk Broads.
The woman, who is in her seventies, fell from a hire boat near Heigham Bridge at Potter Heigham yesterday, shortly before 3.30pm.
The police and emergency services were called, and an air ambulance took her to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital where she is still being treated.