Oklahoma State University bull rider Rowdy Swanson, 20, dies after he's bucked ...

Oklahoma State University bull rider, 20, dies after he's 'bucked off and trampled' at a Texas rodeo According to social media users Rowdy Swanson was tossed from the bull soon after leaving the chute at the PPCLA's PRCA Pro Rodeo in Texas last Thursday One person who saw a video of the accident said the bull's rear legs seemed to come down on top of Swanson right after he hit the ground  A bullfighter quickly covered Swanson who got up and tried to leave the arena Moments later paramedics rushed into the arena but he died later that night

By Leah Simpson For Dailymail.com

Published: 15:41 BST, 21 September 2020 | Updated: 19:16 BST, 21 September 2020

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A member of the Oklahoma State University Rodeo Team has died after being injured when he was bucked off a bull at the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association's PRCA Pro Rodeo.

Rowdy Swanson, 20, was riding a bull named Gritty, who is owned by Rafter G Rodeo Co. in Terrell, when he sustained the fatal injuries on Thursday night in Mineral Wells, Texas.

According to social media users Swanson was tossed from the bull soon after leaving the chute.

One person who saw a video of the accident said the bull's rear legs seemed to come down on top of Swanson right after he hit the ground then a bullfighter quickly covered Swanson.

According to social media users Rowdy Swanson was tossed from the bull soon after leaving the chute at the PPCLA's PRCA Pro Rodeo in Texas last Thursday

According to social media users Rowdy Swanson was tossed from the bull soon after leaving the chute at the PPCLA's PRCA Pro Rodeo in Texas last Thursday

One person who saw a video of the accident said Gritty the bull's rear legs seemed to come down on top of Swanson right after he hit the ground

One person who saw a video of the accident said Gritty the bull's rear legs seemed to come down on top of Swanson right after he hit the ground

Image shows the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association's PRCA Pro Rodeo last Thursday

Image shows the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association's PRCA Pro Rodeo last Thursday

Adult bulls can weigh around 2,400 lbs. 

Gary Lothridge wrote on Facebook that Swanson got up and tried to leave the arena and moments later paramedics rushed into the arena.

'With a heavy and aching heart, I am saddened to

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