Dying Too Young: Tre'Shon Lamar Peters

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 5:07 pm •  Published: March 25, 2009
Name: Tre'Shon Lamar Peters

Age: 11

Place of residence: Pauls Valley

Died: May 7, 2007

What happened: Tre'Shon reportedly crawled into a “sand cave” and was buried when it collapsed. Bystanders dug him out after 20 minutes, and began to administer CPR. He was rushed to the nearby Pauls Valley General Hospital where he was pronounced dead 40 minutes after arrival. The state medical examiner declared the death an accident.

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