A young professional bull rider died on New Year’s Eve after he got hit by a bull during a competition at the Warwick Show in Queensland, Australia.
The incident occurred during the event’s “Novice Bull Ride.” He was rushed to the hospital with critical chest injuries, but he died from the injuries.
The organization that organized the event released a statement to express its condolences to the young professional bull rider’s family.
It also said that it would like to help the family with funeral expenses.
The statement noted that the organization would be holding a “Pass the Hat Around” event to help the family.
“Please understand that this is a very difficult time for the family, the Society, the National Rodeo Association, and his fellow competitors, so we request that the privacy of the family is upheld at this difficult time.” a