Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. MST

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a 33-year-old man is dead after he apparently hit a tree while snowmobiling in northwest Wyoming. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports Andrew Grossnickle, of West Fargo, North Dakota, was snowmobiling with a group of friends west of the Togwotee Mountain Lodge on Friday morning when he somehow became separated from the vehicle. No one saw the crash, and it's unclear how he became separated from his snowmobile.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Democrat Jason Rae says he's running to lead the national party. Rae issued a statement Thursday saying he'll challenge former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for the position of Democratic National Committee secretary, the party's leadership position.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a Montana man in a stolen car led troopers on a 50-mile chase in southeast Wyoming. The patrol got a report Tuesday about the silver sedan going north on Interstate 25 in Laramie County at 100 mph.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Remnants of a potato truck that crashed on Teton Pass are likely to remain in a gulch until spring. Crews have dug out some of the truck and load of potatoes that lost control on the icy road and went over the side on Dec. 22.


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