Cheyenne teen dies in crash northwest of Cheyenne
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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