Seven involved in fatal crash that killed three

Dec 4, 2016 By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released the names of seven individuals involved in an early morning crash Nov. 26 in Arapahoe that resulted in the death of three local residents.

Details about how the crash happened, who was driving and more, are still under investigation.

'On fire'

According to police reports, a personal injury crash was reported at 12:16 a.m. Nov. 26 from the intersection of 17 Mile and Left Hand Ditch roads.

The reporting partying stated a vehicle hit another vehicle, and "the victim vehicle is on fire."

Winterhock Goodman, Drew Blackburn, Leslie Six Toes and William C'Bearing were the occupants in the 2007 Chevy Silverado involved. Lyle Black, Sarah Black and Keina Duran were in a Town and Country van.

C'Bearing, 35, of Fremont County, and Lyle and Sarah Black, both 70, of Arapahoe, died in the crash.

Some of the other occupants were taken to SageWest Health Care at Lander and Riverton, then transported by air ambulance to Billings, Montana and Salt Lake City.

FBI spokeswoman Deborah Sherman, who released in the information about the vehicles involved, did not know who went to which hospital, but The Ranger independently confirmed that Six Toes had been discharged from a facility in SLC.

Sherman did note that alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor to the crash.

"It appears to be a case of drunk driving, but we are awaiting toxicology reports," Sherman said.

Sherman said it could be a month before any more information is released on how the crash occurred.

Officials from the Wind River Police Department, Wyoming Highway patrol, FBI, Fremont County Sheriff's Department, Guardian EMS and Riverton Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene, which is located in federal jurisdiction.

"If it would have been 5 miles away, it would have been in Wyoming Highway Patrol's jurisdiction," Sherman explained.

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