Speed is being investigated as a possible cause for a fatal crash north of Riverton, Wyoming

Published: Apr. 12, 2021 at 11:53 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) - On April 10, 2021, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 121 on Wyoming 789 north of Riverton, Wyoming.  At 8:46 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover.

A 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee was headed north on Wyoming 789 when the vehicle exited the road’s left side and overturned.

The driver of the Jeep has been identified as 43-year-old Shell, Wyoming resident Tyler D. Spencer.  Spencer was wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Speed is being investigated as a potential contributing factor.

This is the 25th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2021 compared to 19 in 2020, 39 in 2019, and 22 in 2018 to date.

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