Egbert, WY (Release) The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal rollover accident that left one person dead and four others injured or hospitalized on Thursday evening (July 31st) near Egbert. One female juvenile was life flighted from the scene to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and two other transported by ambulance.
Deputies responded to County Roads 219 and 151 (north of Egbert) after the accident was reported to 911 at approximately 7:50PM. Deceased at the scene as 19 year old Sierra J. Deselms of Burns who was the driver of a Ford Ranger pickup that had rolled over. The initial investigation indicates that speed may have been a factor. There were five people in the compact sized pick up. It appears that two of the occupants may have been ejected from the vehicle during the roll over.
One other individual fled the scene and was located later about an hour later by the Life Flight helicopter who came back to assist in the search for the Person. Laramie County Search and Rescue had also been called out but canceled after the individual was located. He was found northeast of the crash site and refused transport for medical evaluation.
Also responding to the accident Thursday evening was the Wyoming Highway Patrol, AMR, Life Flight, and local Fire District Responders. The investigation remains ongoing. Toxicology results are still pending. Current status of those transported to CRMC remains to be reported as of the time of this Release.