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Two arrested for attempting to elude WHP, CCSO

RAWLINS (WNE) — A pair of New Mexico residents were arrested on a host of charges last week after leading law enforcement on a chase through Carbon County. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the pursuit began a little after…

Boy dies after accident near Casper

CASPER (WNE) — A 5-year-old boy has died from injuries he sustained when a car he was traveling in collided with a semi-truck southwest of Casper last week, the Wyoming Highway Patrol said Thursday. The child, who was not identified,…

Woman charged in 2021 fatal wreck

CODY (WNE) — A Cody woman who drove into a local motorcyclist on the South Fork last July has now been charged with negligent homicide in the man’s death. Megan McCann was charged and ordered to appear June 9 on…

Click It or Ticket Campaign Reminds Drivers: Buckle Up May 23 – June 5, and Every Day

The following is a release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol .  Wyoming law enforcement is reminding drivers about the lifesaving benefits of wearing a seat belt this spring during the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA)…

Teton Pass accident prompt warning of spring conditions

JACKSON (WNE) — An accident April 5 on Teton Pass involving a car transport truck that lost traction may serve as a warning of spring conditions for some Jackson drivers. “A transport vehicle was on the pass traveling roughly 25…

Man dies after high-speed chase

CHEYENNE (WNE) — A 66-year-old man died Thursday afternoon following a high-speed pursuit that crossed from Wyoming into northern Colorado, the Colorado State Patrol said. At about 2:45 p.m. Thursday, the Colorado State Patrol began pursuing the vehicle, which was…

Two teens die in Wednesday crash

POWELL (WNE) — A two-car crash on Wednesday morning east of Garland claimed the lives of two teenagers and injured the two occupants of the other vehicle. The vehicles collided around 7:36 a.m. amid snowy, slippery conditions on U.S. Highway…

Wyoming Highway Patrol struggles to recruit, retain staff

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — With the rising cost of living far outpacing state wages, the Wyoming Highway Patrol says it can’t keep up. In a letter posted Dec. 16 to the organization’s Facebook…

Star Valley Ranch woman facing long recovery after accident; GoFundMe page established

A Bedford resident has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident on Highway 89 that took place in the morning hours of Monday, December 20. The Wyoming Highway Patrol confirmed that David Reel, 58, was killed when he…

Bedford resident identified in fatal crash

A Wyoming driver was killed and another injured in a head-on crash near Star Valley Ranch early Monday morning, the Wyoming Highway Patrol says. The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. near milepost 105.4 on U.S. 89. Sgt. Jeremy Beck says…