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Professional bull rider from Bronson seriously injured in wreck

Matthew Birdwell (Source: CBR Facebook page) Matthew Birdwell (Source: CBR Facebook page)
BRONSON, TX (KTRE) -

A CBR bull rider from Bronson was seriously injured in a wreck Thursday night.

A post on the Championship Bull Riding Facebook page stated Matthew Birdwell, 24, was flown to a hospital in Tyler after the wreck. He remains in critical condition, according to the post.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Matt and his family during this difficult time," the Facebook post stated.

Birdwell is a graduate of West Sabine High School in Pineland, and he studied at Panola College.

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