LOCKPORT, Ill. (STMW) — An 18-year-old man died Wednesday, three days after he was thrown off a bucking bull while participating in a rodeo near southwest suburban Lockport.
Jose A. Hernandez, was hurt Oct. 6 while participating in the rodeo in the 18000 block of South Briggs Street, according to the Will County Coroner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Another Wave Of Downpours Coming Early Friday Morning
Hernandez, 18, of Streamwood, was taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox where he died Wednesday at 6:48 p.m., the coroner’s office said.READ MORE: Frank Pietrangelo, Hero Of 1991 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Says He Was Among Those Sexually Abused By Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' Adrahtas
Will County Sheriff’s police are investigating, but his death appears to be an accident, the coroner’s office said.
The cause and manner of his death will be determined pending autopsy, toxicological and police reports.MORE NEWS: Shane Jason Woods Of Downstate Auburn, Illinois Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrection
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