A pregnant woman and her unborn baby have died after a suspected snake bite.
St John Ambulance officers were called to a home in the Mid-West WA town of Meekatharra, 775 kilometres north-east of Perth, at 8:43pm on Monday evening.
A Royal Flying Doctor Service spokeswoman told AAP the woman was 31 weeks pregnant.
It was reported the woman, in her 20s, had been bitten while outside her home and began fitting, shares ABC news.
The woman was taken to Meekatharra Hospital but died shortly after arrival.
Despite their best efforts, doctors were unable to save her unborn baby.
Her body will be taken to Perth for a post-mortem examination but it could take some months to determine the exact cause of death and type of bite.
Police are preparing a report for the coroner.
Our thoughts are with all involved. Such a horrible tragedy.
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