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One Dies During Roll-Over And Semi Collision

An accident earlier this week in Wyoming resulted in the 14th highway fatality of the year in the state. 31-year-old Jason Harvard of Wheatland was driving on I-25, near Douglas, when he lost control due to icy conditions on the highway, causing the vehicle to roll, ending up in the passing lane. Harvard’s vehicle was then struck by a semi which Continue reading

UPDATE 3: Highway 13 Open After Fatal Head On

Highway 13 was fully closed for about half an hour Friday morning 5 miles south of Meeker, due to a fatal head on accident. According to a representative with the Colorado State Patrol, one of the individuals involved was killed, while another sustained serious injury. Additional Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened After Accident

Highway 40 was closed for about half an hour Friday morning near mile marker 99 east of Craig, due to a three vehicle accident. Two of the cars involved ended up in the ditch on the side of the roadway, while another vehicle was disabled on the road. According to a representative with the Colorado Continue reading

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

11 Wyoming Highway Deaths This Year

A single vehicle roll-over last weekend resulted in the 11th highway fatality of the year in Wyoming. 33-year-old Shane Moulton of Star Valley Ranch, was driving on Highway 89 near Alpine, when he lost control, due to icy conditions on the road. His truck crossed the center line, eventually striking a guardrail. The vehicle tipped over Continue reading

Two Accidents Saturday During Crash Cleanup

Two suspected drunk drivers were arrested after they hit vehicles involved in the clean up, at the site of the semi-tanker roll-over that closed Highway 40 for 10 hours Saturday, near the Yampa Valley Regional airport.  One driver ignored road closure signage and drove his SUV into an unoccupied Continue reading

1 Killed, 1 Critically Injured In I-80 Crash

The sixth highway fatality of the year occurred last week on I-80 near Lyman. 31-year-old Samuel Smith was driving when his pickup left the highway, Smith over-corrected, resulting in the truck colliding with a guard rail fence. The vehicle then left the highway, flipping onto its roof, onto the I-80 Business Loop below. Samuel was taken to the Continue reading

Snowmobiler Rescued From Rabbit Ears

An injured snowmobiler had to be rescued over the weekend on Rabbit Ears Pass. A 62-year-old Kremmling man injured several ribs in an accident Saturday afternoon. A search and Continue reading

One Injured In Highway 40 Roll-Over

A single vehicle roll-over occurred Wednesday night on Highway 40 near Kremmling.  26-year-old Travis Hilton of Granby was driving when he lost control, causing the vehicle to roll, striking a telephone pole on the side of Continue reading

Second Wyoming Highway Death Of The Year

The second death to occur this year on Wyoming Highways took place earlier this week near Greybull. 28-year-old Simon Augedahl of Casper, rear ended a semi truck on Highway 14 Monday. Augendahl, who was not wearing a seat-belt when the accident occurred, sustained fatal injures. The two Continue reading

Vehicle Fire Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed east of Steamboat for a period of time this morning after an SUV pulling a trailer caught fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. According to a Colorado Continue reading

Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Car

One person sustained minor injuries in a car accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 131 near Toponas. 29-year-old William O’Leary from Oak Creek was driving when he is believed to have fallen asleep, resulting in his car leaving the Continue reading