Rodeo veteran is killed by bull that attacked him at event in front of shocked spectators
- Man was charged by a bull at the rodeo event in Tamworth, NSW, last weekend
- The 62-year-old has been identified as Bruce Green from Grafton
- He was rushed to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, where he died
A man died after being accused by a bull at a rodeo event in Australia, while onlookers watched in horror.
Bruce Green, 62, was seriously injured in the Tamworth incident on Saturday.
A call was made to the emergency services who then rushed to Mr Green.
Bruce Green (pictured), 62, was killed after being accused by a bull at a rodeo event in Tamworth, NSW
He was treated by ambulance personnel at the Goonoo Goonoo Road site and transported according to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital. 7 News.
Mr. Green died in the hospital.
The Australian Bushmen’s Campdraft and Rodeo Association (ABCRA) has since paid tribute to ‘Greenie’ on Facebook.
Mr. Green was rushed to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, where we died. Pictured: stock image of a bull at a rodeo
Mr. Green was a member of the organization for a long time
Greenie has always ‘been’ there, always been part of the Rodeo, there to make it happen, never asked for anything, but always giving everything. A great guy and a diamond in the rough. Generous in every way, ”was the tribute.
‘We are all in shock and deeply saddened. The board and members of the ABCRA extend our deepest condolences to Bruce’s family and friends. ‘
“Greenie, you’re going to be missed by all of us.”
The Oxley District police have now started an investigation.
Authorities urge anyone who knows information about it to contact the police.
A coroner’s report is being prepared.
“Greenie, you’re going to be missed by all of us.” Tributes were paid to Mr Green on social media. Pictured: Image of a rodeo finale in Tamworth