A head on collision Monday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Buffalo has claimed the life of 86-year-old Wanda Basham of Sheridan and 72-year-old Donna Smith from Gillette.
In a media release issued by the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the crash occurred 1.7 miles north of Buffalo in Johnson County at 12:22 pm Monday. The release states that Basham for unknown reasons, was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90. Smith was eastbound in the passing lane. Prior to impact neither driver made any attempt at evasive maneuvers. Both vehicles collided head-on. No passengers were in either vehicle and both drivers were wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident. The crash remains under investigation
at this time.