Mason Lowe, a nationally ranked professional bull rider from the southwest Missouri town of Exeter, died Tuesday night from injuries sustained in a Denver Professional Bull Riders competition, the PBR announced.

Lowe was 25, and had been a professional bull rider for seven years, according to his profile on the PBR website.

He was ranked 18th in the world and was injured during a PBR event at Denver's National Western Stock Show. Tuesday's competition was the second of three nights of bull riding at the National Western.

"We are deeply saddened to report that Mason Lowe passed away this evening following injuries sustained at the PBR event in Denver," PBR CEO Sean Gleason said in a news release. "The entire PBR and National Western sports family extends our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to Mason's wife Abbey and his family."