A two vehicle accident that occurred on Friday, Nov. 2 has claimed the lives of three Star Valley men. The accident occurred near Mile Post 105.1 on U.S. Highway 89 just after 6 p.m.
According to reports by the Wyoming Highway Patrol, a Chevy 3500 Pickup Truck was northbound at the time of the accident. A Ford F250 was southbound.
“According to witnesses, the northbound vehicle crossed into the southbound lane,” said Lt. Kyle McKay of the Wyoming Highway Patrol. “The vehicles met head on. All three occupants succumbed to their injuries and died at the scene. They required extraction from the vehicles. No seatbelts were in use. Alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor in this crash.”
Those killed in the accident include: Michael Petrosine, 43, of Thayne; Tyler Keehn, 25, of Afton; and Robin Kelly Lish, 43, of Afton.
Additional details regarding this accident will be included in the Nov. 7 edition of the Star Valley Independent.