It has been reported that professional bull rider Rowdy Lee Swanson passed away September 17 after sustaining injuries during his run at the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association’s PRCA Rodeo in Mineral Wells, Texas.

In response to his passing, the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association posted the following on its Facebook page 

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Rowdy Swanson following injuries sustained at the Palo Pinto County Livestock Association’s PRCA Pro Rodeo,” said PPCLA Rodeo Chairman Scott Fenner. “The entire rodeo committee and our rodeo family extend our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to Rowdy’s mother Venessa, his brother Roper, and his entire family.”

Rody Swanson was 20 years old and studying at Oklahoma State University.

We send our deepest condolences to his friends, family, and fans.

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