Advertisement

Two killed in motorcycle crash near Hulett

Motorcycle Crash
Motorcycle Crash(WIBW)
Published: Aug. 12, 2020 at 10:37 PM CDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) - On August 11, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 17 on Wyoming 24 east of Hulett, Wyoming.  At 4:59 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a crash involving a motorcycle.

A 1999 Harley Davidson Road King was headed southbound on Wyoming 24 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve to the left.  The Harley exited the right side of the roadway and collided with a delineator post before overturning.    

The driver of the Harley has been identified as 56-year-old Perham, Minnesota resident James Neyens.  Neyens was not wearing a helmet and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.  The passenger has been identified as 56-year-old Perham, Minnesota resident Mary F. Aitken.  Aitken was not wearing a helmet and succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.

Alcohol use is being investigated as a contributing factor. 

This is the 70th and 71st fatalities on Wyoming’s roadways in 2020 compared to 103 in 2019, 64 in 2018, and 93 in 2017 to date. 

Copyright 2020 Wyoming News Now. All rights reserved.

Latest News

Latest News