VERNON, Texas (AP) — A second member of a Texas college rodeo team has died from injuries suffered in a traffic accident while returning from a competition.
Twenty-year-old Jakob Plummer of Petrolia died Sunday, about a week after the March 18 wreck that killed another member of the Vernon College rodeo team.
The team was returning from a roping event in Central Texas when the accident occurred.
Nineteen-year-old Yancie McCuistion of Sugar City, Colorado, died at the scene near Haskell, north of Abilene.
Nineteen-year-old Vinita Trevino of Petrolia died a day later. Trevino was a Vernon College student but not a member of the team.
Authorities say McCuistion was the driver of a pickup that drove through a stop sign and was struck by a motor home.
This story has been updated to correct the number of college rodeo team members who died in the accident and that they were returning from a competition at the time.