Wyoming sees third deadly crash of 2021

Published: Jan. 8, 2021 at 11:54 PM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) - On January 8, 2021, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 201 on Interstate 90 east of Sundance, Wyoming.  At 08:02 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover.

A 1997 Ford F-250 was headed west on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control of the vehicle on the ice and snow-covered roadway.  The vehicle exited the road and entered the median, where it overturned.

The driver of the Ford has been identified as 60-year-old Beulah, Wyoming resident Eric J. Carbaugh.  Carbaugh was not wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Speeding too fast for road conditions is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

This is the 3rd fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2021 compared to 1 in 2020, 3 in 2019, and 1 in 2018 to date.

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