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One Dead After Car And Semi Collide

Wyoming highway fatalities are slightly below where they were through this time last year, but are above the totals for this time period in 2016. The 13th Highway fatality of the year occurred Monday, when the vehicle of 45-year-old Thomas Nisbet of Green River, collided head on with a semi Continue reading

Steamboat Man Found Dead In Home

A 51-year-old Steamboat man was found dead in his home yesterday morning. A friend discovered the body of Chris Johns at his house in the Fish Creek Falls neighborhood. The Routt County Coroner’s Office and Steamboat Springs Police are conducting an investigation into the incident. There is no Continue reading

Trucker Found Dead

The body of a California truck driver was found in the sleeper of his truck last week at Cruel Jack’s Travel Plaza west of Rock Springs. The man has been identified as 60-year-old Richard Arnold, of Modesto, California. Arnold’s truck was checked when his company reported they were unable to Continue reading

Passenger Killed In Saturday Truck Accident On Highway 40

A single vehicle accident on Highway 40 12 miles east of Kremmling, involving a large box truck, claimed the life a Colorado man. The accident occurred late Saturday afternoon when 19-year-old Justin K. Schwear, of Wheatridge, drove off the right side of the road, colliding with numerous trees. The Continue reading

Car Fire Death Ruled Accidental

The Sweetwater County coroner has determine the death of the Rock Springs man, who died in a car fire earlier this month, was an accident. After firefighters extinguished the blaze, they discovered the body of 47-year-old Michael Tinnie was found in the front seat of the pickup. The fire occurred near Continue reading

Winter Coats Dangerous For Kids In Car Seats

While it may seem appropriate to bundle your kids up during the winter months, parents are being reminded that bulky winter coats pose a danger to kids in car seats. Winter coats should never be worn underneath a car seat harness, as the material of the coat can compress in a crash, leaving the harness straps too loose to be effective. Car crashes are a leading cause of death nationwide for children under the Continue reading

Deaths At Coal Mines Increased In 2017

15 workers died in Coal mines last year according to new data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration. This is an increase over the 9 deaths that occurred in U.S. coal mines in 2016, a record low. 8 miners died in West Virginia, with 3 miner deaths occurring in Kentucky, while one worker died in Colorado, Wyoming, Alabama, Montana and Continue reading

Colorado Sets Record For Traffic Deaths

Colorado has experienced more deaths on the state’s roads this year than have occurred in any of the last 15 years. 615 people have been killed on the state’s highways this year, surpassing last year’s total of 608 fatalities. This is the most Continue reading

34 Workers Died In Wyoming Last Year

Thirty four people lost their lives in workplace fatalities last year in Wyoming. According to a new report from Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, this is the same number of people who died on the job in 2015. The majority of deaths occurred on Wyoming Continue reading

Shooting Death On Highway 13

A man shot and killed himself after being pulled over by the Colorado State Patrol.  The incident happened just before noon Saturday on Highway 13, 20 miles north of Craig.  The trooper was not injured. The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Moffat County Coroner are investigating the Continue reading

119th Death Occurs On Wyoming Highways

A fatal crash occurred earlier this week in Wyoming, making that the 119th fatality to occur on Wyoming Highway’s this year. 61-year-old Terry Molgard of Guernsey was driving on Highway 26 near Fort Larime, when his vehicle left the road, causing him to over correct, flipping the vehicle. Molgard was not wearing a seat-belt Continue reading

116th Highway Death Occurs In Wyoming

 A rollover crash over the weekend resulted in the 116th fatality this year to occur on Wyoming Highways. 35-year-old John Gallatin of Sheridan was driving on I-25 near Casper when a deer ran out in front of his vehicle. Gallatin swerved to avoid the deer, resulting in his vehicle leaving the Continue reading