Fatal Crash Near Wright

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A fatal crash occurred around milepost 3.8 on Edwards Road/County Road 30 (Antelope Road) near Wright early Saturday morning.

According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, troopers were dispatched to the area at 6 am to investigate a one-vehicle rollover. A 1994 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Edwards Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve to the left. The Honda exited the right side of the roadway and overturned.

Highway Patrol confirmed that the driver of the vehicle has been identified as 19-year-old George Garcia of Gillette. Garcia was wearing a seat-belt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Speed is being investigated as a possible contributing factor. The crash marks the 126th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways so far this year, compared to 90 last year, 111 in 2017, and 94 in 2016.


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