Gillette resident Jeffrey LeGrand, 58, died in a fatal motorcycle crash on Aug. 17 near the intersection of Garner Lake and Boxelder Roads, according to Lt. Brent Wasson of the Gillette Police Department. This marks the fourth motorcycle fatality in northeastern Wyoming this month.
Emergency medical personnel and Gillette Police officers responded to the crash at approximately 8 p.m. Monday night, where they immediately began lifesaving procedures. Due to the severity of his injuries, LeGrand was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
While the investigation into the cause of the crash remains ongoing, Wasson stated that another 34-year-old man riding his motorcycle with LeGrand was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence.