Bull Reportedly Kills 60-Year-Old Texas Man, Resists Police

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The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office says a 60-year-old man appears to have been killed by a bull Monday, WFAA reports.

Deputies arrived at the scene at around 2 p.m. in Ferris, Texas, WFAA reported, citing the sheriff’s office. A father had initially called 911 to report an incident between his son and the bull, according to the outlet.

Deputies found the bull “destroying property and preventing first responders from rendering aid.” The unidentified victim died at the scene, WFAA reported.

Neighbors said the father made an attempt to protect his son from the bull, NBCDFW reported(RELATED: Bull Attacks Woman On Run In Maine)

The father “had his pickup backed up right into halfway off the road and it was already too late,” longtime family acquaintance Alfred Limon told the outlet.

Some neighbors reportedly attempted to calm the bull and assist the victim.

The victim, who had allegedly been working on family land when the incident occurred, “was tearing down the fence line to put a new one up, and he must have seen the bull out here,” Limon told NBCDFW.

The bull was eventually euthanized, WFAA reported, citing authorities. An investigation remains ongoing.