Campbell County Child Killed in Bus Accident
Laramie, WY – Gillette police say a 6-year-old
kindergarten student was struck and killed by a school bus this morning.
Police are still investigating the details of the incident, which occurred at about 8:30.
A police spokesperson says no charges have been filed against the bus driver.
Campbell County Coroner Tom Eekhoff (E'-khahf) identified the victim as Joshua Ringer. He says the cause of death has not been determined, but it appears to be accidental. He says he does not plan to order an autopsy.
The accident occurred in a residential area. The bus was on its way to Pronghorn Elementary School, where the boy was a student.