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.
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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.
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