A one-vehicle rollover accident claimed the life of 20-year-old Sheridan resident Thayne Packineau Saturday night in Sheridan County. According to the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office, the vehicle, a Ford Explorer, rolled near milepost 9.7 on Beckton road late Saturday evening resulting in all four passengers being transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
Packineau was Life Flighted to Billings, Montana, but did not survive her injuries. The cause of the accident and who was driving the vehicle remains under investigation. The Sheriff's Office has confirmed that alcohol was a factor in the rollover. The three other Sheridan residents in the vehicle were 18-year-old William Looper, 19-year-old Jordyn Bason and 20-year-old Jacob Martin.