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1 dead following vehicle crash in Sweetwater County


GILLETTE, Wyo. — One person is dead following a May 27 vehicle crash in Sweetwater County.

The incident took place at 11:25 a.m. on West Flaming Gorge Way, Interstate 80 Bus/US 30 Bus Route at milepost 90.97, according to a Wyoming Highway Patrol incident report. Green River is listed as the nearest city.

Per the report, a Chevrolet S10 was eastbound on East Fleming Gorge Way when it crossed over into the westbound travel lane. The S10 struck a Nissan Rogue and then impacted a tree.

Ernest Adams, 65, of Wyoming was identified as the driver and only fatality.

The WHP lists road conditions as being dry and clear. Adams was not using a seatbelt at the time of the crash, the report states.

This story contains preliminary information as provided by the Wyoming Highway Patrol via the Wyoming Department of Transportation Fatal Crash Summary map. The information may be subject to change.


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