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Missouri Pro Bull Rider Dies From Injury During Competition

Witnesses say he was thrown and the bull which stepped on his chest in a competition at the Denver Coliseum.

January 16, 2019 - 1:01 pm
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A professional bull rider from Missouri is dead after he was hurt during a competition in Denver.

Mason Lowe was 25 and from Exeter, which is west of Branson and was ranked 18th in the world. Witnesses say he was thrown and the bull which stepped on his chest.

PBR CEO Sean Gleason announced on Tuesday evening the passing of Mason Lowe as a result of injuries sustained in competition at the Denver Coliseum at the National Western Complex.

“We are deeply saddened to report that Mason Lowe passed away this evening following injuries sustained at the PBR event in Denver," Gleason said.  "The entire PBR and National Western sports family extends our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to Mason’s wife Abbey and his family.”