WPR News
11:11 am
Mon October 4, 2010

9 year old dies from head injuries in a hay bale incident

Laramie, Wy –
A 9 year old Laramie boy who was struck by a 900 pound hay bale has died. Rowdy Smallwood suffered a serious brain injury from the incident. He also suffered several other serious injuries from the incident that occurred in early September. He died over the weekend in Children's hospital in Colorado. Rowdy was the focus of several benefits and fundraisers in recent weeks. He was an aspiring Cowboy who competed in several youth rodeo events. Funeral arrangements are pending