A 10-year-old girl has died after a barrel-racing accident in Vernal, Utah.
Her name has yet to be released.
She was racing at the Western Park arena on Tuesday when her horse hit a pole at the end of the arena, knocking her off the animal, according to police.
The victim received immediate emergency medical attention at the scene and was taken by ambulance to the Ashley Regional Medical Center.
She was then flown to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake, where she died the following day.