Five Killed In Fiery Crash Near Baggs

A Colorado Woman and her 3 children were killed in a fiery head on collision north of Baggs. The accident occurred Friday afternoon on Wyoming State Highway 789. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported that the woman’s car crossed the center-line and collided with a pickup pulling an enclosed trailer traveling in the opposite direction. The two vehicles immediately caught fire upon impact. The driver of the pickup was pulled from the flames by bystanders and was transported to Denver by helicopter. His condition was not stated. A passenger in the pickup sustained fatal injuries. The driver of the pickup was identified as 27-year-old Eric Hagen of Casper. His passenger, who died at the scene, was identified as 28-year-old Katie O’Keefe of Casper.  The driver of the car was identified as 44-year-old Heather White of Peyton, Colorado . The names of her children were not released.

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