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Miss Universe 2022 Finalist Sienna Weir Dies In Accident

Australian fashion model Sienna Weir died in a tragic horse riding accident, the reports said.

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Australian fashion model Sienna Weir.
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Sienna Weir, a 2022 Miss Universe finalist has died in a tragic horse-riding accident in Australia, the reports said.

According to the New York Post report, the Australian fashion model Weir suffered a fatal accident while riding a horse last month.

According to News.com.au, Weir was riding at Windsor Polo Grounds in Australia on April 2, when her horse fell.

“She was reportedly put on life support for several weeks due to her injuries, before being taken off on Thursday, May 4,” it said.

Weir’s demise was shared by her family who said that they made a decision to take her off life support. 

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“Her modelling agency Scoop Management also confirmed her death and shared several photographs of her on Instagram on Thursday,” it said.

Weir was one of the 27 finalists in the 2022 Australian Miss Universe competition. 

She had a double degree in English literature and Psychology from Sydney University, the report said.

She previously told local outlets that she was planning to move to the UK to continue her career and ''spend more time with my sister, niece, and nephew and expand both my professional and social network,” the reports stated.

The Australian fitness model Weir had a lifelong passion for horse riding, it said.

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She had reportedly told Gold Coast Magazine: “Although I've lived most of my life in the city, I have a deep and unmoving love for show jumping. My family aren't quite sure where this passion came from, but I've been horse-riding since I was 3 years old and can't imagine my life without it. I travel to rural Sydney 2-3 times a week to train and compete around New South Wales or broader Australia every other weekend.''

Meanwhile, tributes from friends, family, and colleagues in the modelling industry flooded social media, with many expressing their condolences. 

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