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Bull Rider Dies After Being Stomped in Denver Competition

The 25-year-old from Exeter, Missouri, was ranked 18th in the world

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    Bull Rider Dies After Being Stomped in Denver Competition
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    FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, Mason Lowe rides Cochise during a Professional Bull Riders event at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Lowe died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, after a bull stomped on his chest during a PBR chute-out competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

    A professional bull rider died after a bull stomped on his chest during a competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

    The Professional Bull Riders say Mason Lowe died Tuesday evening after being taken to a hospital. Group spokesman Andrew Giangola said he was wearing a mandated protective vest.

    The 25-year-old from Exeter, Missouri, was ranked 18th in the world.

    He was injured while coming out of a chute on a bull weighing about 1,700 pounds (771 kilograms) and attempting to stay on for eight seconds.

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    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

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    A witness told KCNC-TV that Lowe fell off and was stomped as he tried to get up.

    Professional Bull Riders CEO Sean Gleason says the group and the stock show extend sympathies to Lowe's family.