Steamboat toddler who fell in creek is in good condition
June 24, 2011
Steamboat Springs — Edwin Rodriguez, the 15-month-old boy who fell into Butcherknife Creek in downtown Steamboat Springs on June 4, was in good condition Friday, said Elizabeth Whitehead, a spokeswoman with The Children's Hospital in Denver.
Steamboat Springs police have said they think Edwin wandered away from his home the morning of June 4 and fell into the creek. His grandfather found him behind the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant about 400 feet from the family's home, after he went under the alley between Oak and Pine streets and under Oak Street. A witness reportedly performed CPR, and Edwin was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center before being airlifted to Denver.