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Driver inattention is being investigated as a possible cause for a fatal crash west of Kemmerer, Wyoming. 

The following is a release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol – On July 14, 2021, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 43 on US 30 west of Kemmerer, Wyoming.  At 2:05 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a…

Law enforcement foundation invites SV youth to bowling and pizza

◆ Program starts in Star Valley, expanded to Kemmerer. The Lincoln County Peace Officers Foundation is reaching out to the youth of Star Valley with the first of what will be many events to build relationships between law enforcement officers…

Man killed, trooper wounded in shootout near Lander

By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via- Wyoming News Exchange RIVERTON — An exchange of gunfire Friday afternoon during a traffic stop left the driver of the stopped vehicle mortally shot and a Highway Patrol trooper wounded. The injured trooper was…

Man killed in wreck near Green River

GREEN RIVER (WNE) — On March 25, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 93 on Interstate 80 east of Green River. At 2:24 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover, according to a press release. Henry…

Traffic stop yields dozens of stolen IDs

PINEDALE (WNE) — Three people arrested for possessing forged writings with intent to defraud and using a false identity after the driver was stopped for speeding each pleaded not guilty on March 18 to assorted felonies and misdemeanors. On Feb….

Man killed in crash near Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — A 23-year-old Rock Springs man died Wednesday in a crash east of Rock Springs on County Road 15 that leads to Jim Bridger Power Plant. Chad S. Collard died from injuries he received after the vehicle…

Head-On crash reported early Wednesday morning

One person was transported to the hospital following a head-on collision on Highway 89 in the Snake River Canyon early Wednesday morning. The Wyoming Highway Patrol told SVI News that the crash occurred around 5:00 am at mile post 123…

Thayne woman charged in fatal accident

PINEDALE (WNE) — The woman charged with aggravated homicide while intoxicated – killing a Pinedale man in a New Year’s Day collision in Hoback Canyon – made her first court appearance Monday at 11:30. Jade S. Jewkes, 28, who lives…

Woman dies in accident north of Jackson 

JACKSON (WNE) — A woman died Friday night after crashing into the Gros Ventre Junction roundabout just north of Jackson. Speeding, alcohol and drugs are being investigated as factors in the roundabout wreck, Wyoming Highway Patrol Lt. Matt Brackin said….

Pinedale man killed in Hoback Canyon wreck

JACKSON (WNE) — Alarmed eyewitnesses called 911 about an erratic, swerving driver on New Year’s Day just minutes before her SUV crashed into another vehicle in Hoback Canyon, killing its occupant. Twenty-eight-year-old Jade S. Jewkes, of Jackson, is being held…