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Texas Tech bull statue kills teen after collision during hide-and-seek game

By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com   |   June 25, 2013 at 9:12 AM  |  Updated June 25, 2013 at 5:12 PM   |   Comments

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June 25 (UPI) -- A 14-year-old boy died Saturday after he was fatally impaled by a bull statue's horn at the National Ranching Heritage Museum located on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.

The incident took place at about 3 a.m. while Miguel Rodriguez was playing hide-and-seek with friends and one of the bull's horn pierced his chest.

Rodriguez was accompanied by two adults and two youth at the museum, Lubbock Online reported.

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