Motorcycle driver dies after crash with minivan in northwest Wyoming

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CASPER, Wyo. — A motorcycle driver died after a crash with a minivan on Greybull Highway in Park County on Tuesday, Aug. 2, according to a preliminary crash report from the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Troopers were notified of the crash at around 12:26 p.m. Aug. 2.

The WHP’s preliminary report detailed what led to the crash. A Chrysler Pacifica had pulled up to a stop sign at the intersection of Wyoming Highway 120 and U.S. Highway 14/16/20. The minivan was on Wyoming Highway 120 facing north.

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It stopped at the stop sign before proceeding into the intersection to make a left-hand turn onto U.S. Highway 14/16/20. A Honda motorcycle traveling east on U.S. Highway 14/16/20 at between 50 and 55 mph collided with the front driver’s side of the minivan as the van turned into the intersection.

Driver inattention is listed as a possible contributing factor to the crash.

The motorcycle driver was wearing a helmet, according to the preliminary crash report. Five people in the van were not injured in the crash.

Oil City News has reached out to the WHP to confirm the identity of the motorcycle driver and ask for other information about the crash. Updates will be provided if those become available.