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Two die in rollover crash near Shoshoni

A 2003 Dodge Caravan was headed eastbound on US 20/26 when the vehicle exited the right side of the roadway. The driver overcorrected to the left, causing the vehicle to overturn.
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Published: Jul. 31, 2020 at 11:45 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - A rollover crash claimed two lives around Milepost 70 on US 20/26 East of Shoshoni, Wyoming.

At 1:54pm on July 29, 2020 Wyominh Highway Patrol troopers responded of a one-vehicle rollover.

A 2003 Dodge Caravan was headed eastbound on US 20/26 when the vehicle exited the right side of the roadway.  The driver overcorrected to the left, causing the vehicle to overturn.   

The driver of the Dodge has been identified as 32-year-old Riverton, Wyoming resident Carmella J. Driftwood and the passenger has been identified as 30-year-old Lander, Wyoming resident Rikki J. Shakespeare. Neither were wearing seatbelts and both died at the scene of the crash.

Alcohol use is being investigated as a possible contributing factor. 

This is the 59th and 60th fatalities on Wyoming’s roadways in 2020 compared to 96 in 2019, 61 in 2018, and 83 in 2017 to date. 

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