Cheyenne teen dies in crash northwest of Cheyenne

Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 7:06 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (PRESS RELEASE) - On July 25, 2021, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 24 on Wyoming 211 northwest of Cheyenne, Wyoming.  At 5:26 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover.

A 2002 Subaru Outback was headed north on Wyoming 211.  The driver failed to negotiate a curve to the right and exited the roadway’s west side, causing the vehicle to overturn.

The driver of the Subaru has been identified as 16-year-old Cheyenne, Wyoming resident Zaden M. Aldrich.  Aldrich was not wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Driver inattention is being investigated as a potential contributing factor.

This is the 56th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2021 compared to 60 in 2020, 93 in 2019, and 60 in 2018 to date.

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