Mule rider bucked off, killed Sunday

A woman was killed Sunday after being bucked off of a mule, according to a press release issued this afternoon by the Osage County Sheriff’s Office.

The release says that two people were riding mules in the 23000 block of state Highway 368, when a loud vehicle caused one mule to buck and throw the rider, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident was reported about 6 p.m. Dec. 15.

The female victim was not identified pending notification of next of kin. The sheriff’s office said the victim was not an Osage County resident.

K-368 is a one-mile stretch of highway south of Pomona State Park and intersects the Flint Hills Nature Trail.


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