PAULINA, OR -- A Prineville bull rider was killed during the Paulina rodeo, Saturday afternoon. According to the Crook County Sheriff’s Office, 58-year-old Richard Wayne Perry was thrown from a bull and stepped on during competition.
Emergency responders were on-scene at the time of the incident and immediately began life-saving measures. However, after 45 minutes, Perry died of his injuries.
The rodeo was shut down for over an hour for what the sheriff’s office called a “tragic accident witnessed by family and friends.”