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A 63-year-old man has died in Baden-Württemberg in an accident with a horse-drawn sleigh team. The sled had tipped over on a slope in wintry weather, the police in Ulm said. The man was trapped under the sled. For him, any help came too late, a doctor could only confirm his death. Three passengers were uninjured.

According to the information, the team was driving on a snow-covered meadow in the district of Biberach on Sunday when the sled got caught and then overturned. The man trapped under the sleigh was pulled along by the horse and the vehicle. The animal only stopped at its home address. The police began an investigation.