Fund Set Up for Jockey who Died from Injuries at Kiowa County Fair

2017-09-10 PICT Fair Horse Racing - Roland Sorensen
Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
by Chris Sorensen

A GoFundMe page has been established for Chuyito "Jesus" Munoz to help the family with medical bills and funeral expenses.

Munoz, 22, was severely injured during a horse race at the Kiowa County Fair Saturday. According to the family, the horse Munoz was riding threw him and he landed head-first. He was transported by air to Swedish Medical Center and, according to a Fox31 Denver report, later died from his injuries.

The GoFundMe goal is $100,000 to assist with medical and funeral expenses. As of Wednesday evening, more than $18,000.