Renowned Matador Iván Fandiño Gored to Death in French Bull Ring

Spain’s royal family paid tribute to the renowned bullfighter Iván Fandiño, who was gored to death Saturday during a fight in France.

Fandiño, 36, of Orduña in the Basque region of Bilbao, stumbled over his cape and was left defenseless during a fight at the Aire-sur-l’Adour festival in southwest France.

Spanish matador Ivan Fandino is impaled by a Baltasar Iban bull during a bullfight at Aire-sur-l’Adour arena Saturday in southwestern France.