12-Year-Old Wyoming Boy Killed in Rollover Crash
A 12-year-old Wyoming boy is dead following a single-vehicle rollover crash near Gillette.
The Campbell County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old boy was behind the wheel of a northbound 2008 Toyota Sienna when he reportedly tried to get a moth out of the van, lost control of the van, and rolled it two times.
The 17-year-old's passenger, Elthon Dave Caballero, was not wearing his seat belt and was ejected during the rollover.
He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Sheriff's Office says the 17-year-old was not injured in the crash and showed no signs of impairment.
Caballero is the 103rd person to die on Wyoming's highways in 2023 compared to 93 in 2022, 86 in 2021, 94 in 2020, and 116 in 2019 to date.
According to his obituary, Caballero had a warm, infectious smile and gave the best hugs to his friends, family, and teachers.
He was also an especially gifted soccer player and good at swimming and karate and was very proud of his hair and enjoyed changing the style and color frequently.
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