Head-on collision claims Casper Juvenile’s life

CASPER –A male Casper juvenile succumbed to injuries sustained in a head-on collision west of Casper on Monday afternoon, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP).

On October 31, around 4 p.m., WHP soldiers responded to a fatal crash at mile post 98 on Wyoming 220, west of Casper after a collision with a motor vehicle.

A 1993 International Commercial-style dump truck was heading east while a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant was heading west on Wyoming 220. The Mitsubishi drifted across the center line and collided head-on with the dump truck, the press release said.

Advertisement – The story continues below…

The International’s driver has been identified as Casper, Wyoming, 47, resident Dustin H. Geiger. Geiger was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash.

The driver of the Mitsubishi has been identified as a miner from Casper, Wyoming. The juvenile driver was wearing a seat belt and died of his injuries at the scene.

Inattention on the part of the juvenile driver is being investigated as a potential contributing factor, the statement said.

It’s 111e deaths on Wyoming roads in 2022 compared to 94 in 2021, 115 in 2020 and 132 in 2019 to date.

Comments are closed.