Fatal head-on collision in Wyoming claims 5 lives; leaves at least 4 others injured

Fatal head-on collision in Wyoming claims 5 lives; leaves at least 4 others injured

Cheyenne : WY : USA | Jul 02, 2012 at 9:08 AM PDT
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Nick Carlson, University of Wyoming center

On Saturday, three teenagers identified as Alex Regan, Nick Naples and Paul Kekich, lost their lives in a fatal head-on collision in Wyoming. The driver of the car carrying the young Boy Scouts was also killed, along with a toddler. The accident occurred at 10 a.m.

According to the details, Alex, Nick and Paul respectively 17, 17 and 16 were returning from a summer camp and were on their way home. The scoutmaster was reportedly driving the happy scouts when all of a sudden; he lost control of the vehicle and veered into the traffic, coming from opposite side.

As result of veering across the center line, their car ended up smashed head-on into a speedy RV, leaving the said Colorado Boy Scouts dead on the scene. Authorities said that the fourth death victim, a 3-year-old toddler was inside the RV, pulling a passenger car.

Authorities conveyed further that there were at least four additional injury victims, taken to hospitals in the area. However, the extent of their respective injuries was unclear. Meanwhile, the entire Boys Scouts belonged to Colorado Springs-based Woodland Park School where Paul was due to join the junior year batch.

Alex Regan and Nick Naples on the other hand, were about to of be awarded the status of high school seniors. The investigations were underway to determine the cause(s) of the accident taking place at Highway 120 at around 10 a.m. Saturday morning in Hot Spring County, northwestern Wyoming

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Woodland Park High School
3 Boy Scouts killed in Wyoming road accident belonged to this Woodland Park High School.
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