Wyoming Woman Killed in Highway Accident

whpA single vehicle rollover about 15 miles south of Green River, Wyoming resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. The accident occurred September 10th. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise Olson of Rock Springs. The truck was traveling south on WY 530 when it went off the road. Olson attempted to steer back onto the highway, but overcorrected, sending the vehicle into a slide. During the slide, the truck tripped in the soft dirt of the shoulder and rolled approximately two and a half times coming to rest on the roof. Olson was secured in a seatbelt and was not ejected during the crash. She was flown by helicopter to University Hospital in Salt Lake City, where she was pronounced dead.

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