RIVERTON — Authorities are investigating how an 18-month-old toddler was run over and killed by a vehicle on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The FBI has determined that the death of Derek Meeks Jr., was an accident.
The Riverton Ranger reports the toddler was run over Saturday on Gas Hills Road. Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan says a relative was driving and accidentally backed over the toddler somehow.
He says the toddler died at Monday at Children’s Hospital of Denver.
McAuslan says he will continue investigating along with the FBI, Wind River Police Department and Bureau of Indian Affairs.