Colorado bull rider dies from injuries sustained in Wyoming rodeo

WYOMING – The Rawlins Times is reporting a memorial service is scheduled for Sunday for a bull rider who died from injuries received during a Wyoming rodeo more than a week ago.

Jason Blasdel, of Fruita, Colorado, was severely injured at the Platte River Rodeo on July 7. He suffered internal bleeding and died on July 8.

Blasdel, 30, leaves behind a wife and two young children.

Fundraising efforts for the family are underway at Western Slope Cattlemen’s Livestock Auction.

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