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Rodeo rider hospitalized with head injury after falling from horse

Tucson Rodeo 2019
Posted at 11:12 AM, Feb 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-21 13:12:27-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — A participant in the Tucson rodeo was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after falling off his horse, according to the Tucson Police Department.

It happened near the staging area in the late morning. Police say the man was having trouble controling his horse when he fell off and hit his head. Officials didn't say how serious the injuries were.

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