John Steele Killed in Farm Tractor Accident in Wheatland, WY

January 2, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
John Steele
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Wyoming Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Tractor
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim was struck by farm tractor that was reversing to clear space after an accident

What Happened

Wyoming Highway Patrol officials released the name of the man killed in the tractor accident on I-25 in Wheatland, WY on January 2nd, 2019. 21-year-old John Steele was killed in the accident. Police say the accident occurred when Steele was hit by a tractor that had collided with the disabled vehicle that Steele had been a passenger in. Steele had previously exited the vehicle and was struck by the tractor as it was reversing to clear the interstate after the collision. No one else involved was injured.

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