Tag Archives: Casper

96th Traffic Fatality On Wyoming Highways

A fatal accident Wednesday near Casper marked the 96th traffic fatality on the State’s Highways this year. 46-year-old Soonyong Lee of South Korea was driving on Wyoming Highway 220, when he crossed the center-line and collided head-on with a pickup. Both Lee and a 3-year-old boy, Continue reading

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 Continue reading

High Speeds Contribute To Craig Roll-Over

A semi truck rolled over Wednesday afternoon on West First Street in Craig. The driver, 26-year-old Kalen Study of Casper, failed to navigate a turn when he lost control, sending his tractor-trailer into the ditch. Study was Continue reading

Winter Vomiting Bug Spreading In Wyoming

wyoming-flag-graphicCases of norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, are spreading in Wyoming according to the Wyoming Department of Public Health. Norovirus results in stomach aches, vomiting and watery diarrhea. The disease is infectious and can be spread through Continue reading

High Speed Chase Ends In Rawlins

HIGH SPEEDOne man was arrested Wednesday morning, after he took police on a high speed chase from Casper to Rawlins. Police first made contact with 26 year old Adam Braun, south of Casper around 5 , but were unable to keep up with his vehicle as he was traveling at very high speeds. Officers later came into contact with Braun again, approximately 43 miles north of Rawlins. Police Continue reading

Fire Danger Rises in Forest Area

Medicine Bow National ForestThe Little Beaver Fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest and changing weather conditions have prompted Forest Service officials to issue statements regarding fire danger and safety. The 21-acre Little Beaver Fire was caused by Continue reading

Wyoming Crash Kills Utah Man

fatal-300A single vehicle rollover crash north of Rawlins on Tuesday resulted in the death of 27 year old Parish Hansen of Sunset, Utah. The crash occurred at around 8 in the evening on US Continue reading

Wyoming Suspect May Have Committed Suicide During Pursuit

whpA Be On The Look Out (BOLO) report out of Casper, Wyoming resulted in a 16 mile long pursuit east of Lyman on yesterday involving state troopers with the Wyoming Highway Patrol. The suspect was located on Interstate 80 at around 7:15 last night. A traffic stop was initiated by a Wyoming State Trooper and the Continue reading

Semi Driver Arrested After Fatal Crash

whpIn the early morning hours of August 15th, a crash involving two vehicles occurred on Interstate 80, 14 miles east of Walcott Junction. A van being driven by 35 year old Peter Bernardini of Chicago was traveling in front of a semi, driven by 57 year old Aleksandr Barabin of Portland, Oregon. For an unknown Continue reading