Man dies after being charged by bull at Tamworth

A report is being prepared for the information of the Coroner after a man died at a rodeo/campdraft at Tamworth overnight.

Emergency services were called to an event centre on Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth, about 9.10pm (Saturday 23 January 2021), after a man was critically injured after being charged by a bull.

The man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital where he died.

The 62-year-old man is from Grafton.

Officers from Oxley Police District were notified and have commenced inquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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