The family of a 23-year-old woman who died after falling from a horse on Dartmoor is trying to raise £2,000 to pay for her funeral as they reveal her organs have been donated and have already helped five people.
Amy-Jane White, 23, died after a fatal accident while riding her horse. She had been taken to Derriford Hospital with what are believed to have been serious head injuries where doctors battled to save her life.
Now her family has said they need help to give her a fitting send off, and have launched a crowdfunder campaign.
The page created by martin White reads: “On Monday, May 8, Amy-Jane White 23 years had a terrible horse riding accident. She had suffered catastrophic head injuries. Amy-Jane was rushed to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, after being moved to the Intensive Care Unit Amy-Jane continued to fight over night and into the next day but unfortunately on Tuesday me and Amy-Jane’s mum were told the devasting news that Amy-Jane couldn’t survive her injuries.
“Amy-Jane was on the donor register with and the decision from us as her parents Amy-Jane donated all of her organs and has helped 5 people who were all very poorly.
“This has come to a total shock to Amy-Jane’s family, although we are devastated we have to do the awful thing of preparing Amy-Jane for cremation/funeral. We never expected to have to have funeral costs for our child, we’re asking for a little help….any help we would be greatful for.
“Thank you for reading x”
Amy-Jane’s mother Amanda earlier thanked passing doctors who had managed to restart her heart after the accident.
Posting on Facebook she said: “On Monday my daughter Amy-Jane had a very serious horse accident up at Yelverton. Unfortunately she has passed away, but I’m trying to trace some doctors that managed to restart Amy’s heart long enough for me and her family to say goodbye.”
She added: “If [you] know these doctors please can you [give] them my heartfelt thanks, without them I wouldn’t have got my…