Man dies in freak accident in DeRidder

By David Bray - email

DeRIDDER, LA (KPLC) –  A man is dead after he was thrown from a horse in DeRidder.

Police say the man was working with horses when one got away. The man went after the horse on horseback, and when his horse encountered a railroad track, something went wrong, and the man was thrown from the horse. The man died from his injuries.

Police identified the man as Ricky Moses, who was known as cowboy. The man's age and hometown were not available, but authorities do confirm that this is not Sheriff Ricky Moses.

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