VIDEO: Sapulpa teen killed in horseback riding accident
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VIDEO: Sapulpa teen killed in horseback riding accident

October 13, 2019


FOX23 HAS NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE CREEK COUNTY TEENAGER THAT WENT MISSING DURING A HORSEBACK RIDE. THE FAMILY OF 13-YEAR-OLD CASH LAWRENCE SAYS HE WAS DRAGGED TO DEATH. WE SPOKE EXCLUSIVELY WITH HIS FAMILY. THE TEENAGER WAS LENDING A HAND ON HIS FAMILY’S RANCH WHEN HE PASSED AWAY. Reporter: HIS SISTER TELLS US HE WAS ROUNDING UP HORSES ON THEIR LAND. THEY BELIEVE SOME OF THOSE HORSES WERE PROVOKED — CASH’S COURT — HORSE WAS PROVOKED BY SOME OF THE OTHER HORSES. THE WORST TOOK OFF RUNNING THROWING HIM OFF AND LIKELY DRAGGING HIM. THIS IS HIS HORSE WE ARE SHOWING YOU. THE FAMILY SAYS THE HORSE WANDERED BACK UP TO THE HOME BUT HE WAS NOT IN THE SADDLE. WE TOLD YOU ALL MORNING LONG THAT FRIENDS, FAMILY, THE CREEK COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE, THE TIJON FIRE DEPARTMENT WERE ALL OUT HERE SEARCHING FOR HIM. THEY DID NOT FIND HIS BODY UNTIL AROUND 11:30 LAST NIGHT. WHEN WE SAT DOWN WITH HIS SISTER SHE WAS REALLY PROUD TO TELL US ABOUT HIS STRONG CHARACTER. HE WAS A HARD WORKER. EVERYTHING HE DID HE — ANYTHING NEEDED TO BE DONE, WE TOLD HIM TO DO IT AND HE DID IT. Reporter: THEY ARE DEFINITELY GRIEVING. THE WAY THEY DESCRIBE HIM AS HE WAS NOT YOUR AVERAGE TEENAGER. HE WAS VERY DISCIPLINED, SOMEONE THAT WAS GOING TO GROW UP TO BE A MAN’S MAN. HE WAS GREAT HIS GRANDFATHER’S — HE WAS HIS GRANDFATHER’S RIGHT-HAND MAN OUT ON THE RANCH. HE WAS GOING TO BE A 7th GRADER AND WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO BEING ON THE BASKETBALL TEAM. WE FOUND OUT THE HORSES THAT HE WAS ROUNDING UP, HE AND HIS YOUNGER BROTHER WERE SUPPOSED TO RIDE THOSE ANY USE RODEO TODAY. WE ARE PUTTING THAT STORY

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