BARREL RACER DIES IN RODEO — David Wayne
Baker, FL (Newsradio 92.3) — A barrel racer was killed at the Baker Rodeo this weekend. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened at a rodeo at the Baker Area Community Center off Highway 4 on Saturday afternoon. Deputies say the 56-year-old woman was leaving the competition area when her horse threw her off its back. She hit a pole and was taken to a hospital where she died. The woman was from out of state. The accident is still under investigation.