Name and Cause Released in Fatal Accident

Police investigate the scene of a serious accident on 12th St. behind Kelly Walsh High School on Thursday, Dec. 28, in Casper. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

Casper Police have released the name of the victim in yesterday’s fatal single-car accident.

According to the report, Anthony Mead, age 33, was traveling east on 12th Street at a high rate of speed when he lost control, crossed into the westbound lane and crashed into a concrete wall behind Kelly Walsh High School.

“Witnesses stated they observed the vehicle speeding and passing vehicles prior to the crash,” said the report.

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According to the report, Mead was not wearing a seatbelt. He was transported to the Wyoming Medical Center where he died from his injuries.