CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming cowboy who earlier this year was ranked among the top bull riders in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has died.
Bryan Guthrie of Cheyenne died Wednesday at age 21. His father, Rod Guthrie, says his son didn't wake up in the morning and the cause of death hasn't been determined.
Laramie County Coroner Marty Luna says results of a toxicology report are expected in a couple of weeks A spokeswoman for the PRCA says Bryan Guthrie was ranked as high as third in bull riding in January.
A leg injury at a rodeo in Houston in March knocked Guthrie out of competition.Rod Guthrie says his son had since healed and planned to return
to competition early next year. Rod Guthrie says his son often led other cowboys in prayer, and was always able to see something good in all the people he met.