Man injured by bull in Osceola County

Man injured by bull in Osceola County

Man injured by bull in Osceola County

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - A was man rushed to the hospital, after being trampled by a bull in Osceola County.  

 Osceola County Fire and Rescue tells Fox 35 the 45-year-old man was working on a ranch in Kenansville, when the bull reportedly dragged him to the ground and stomped him.

 Firefighters said the man was helping out at the ranch, where cowboys practice roping, herding, and doing stampede drills.

 Osceola County Fire and Rescue Lt. Tim Neidert told us the bull knocked the victim to the ground, and stomped on him.

 Paramedics rushed to the nearby ranch and called for the chopper.

 "A lot of the guys were shocked at how bad the injuries were, who were there helping him when we first showed up. As soon as we got there and assessed the guy, he had two fractures and there could have been some internal injuries," Lt. Neidert said.

 The man was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical Center on trauma alert with a broken arm and leg. He remains in stable condition, according to first responders.

 Lt. Neidert added, these accidents are very uncommon.

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