Accident claims the life of Gypsum child |

Accident claims the life of Gypsum child

GYPSUM — A traffic accident in a Gypsum residential neighborhood claimed the life of a child.

Nathan Pineda, 3, died instantly after he was struck by an automobile near his Buckhorn Valley home, said Kara Bettis, Eagle County coroner.

Bettis said multiple injuries were the cause of death.

The child was in the street at the time of the accident, authorities said.

Although the accident remains under investigation, no criminal charges are anticipated against the driver, said the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

A memorial account has been set up at 1st Bank in Pineda’s memory.

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