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Coroner identifies motorcyclist in deadly crash

(File Photo; Trevor T. Trujillo, Oil City News)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Coroner’s Office has given the identity of a man who died in a motorcycle-involved crash on November 7.

“The Natrona County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of a male involved in a motorcycle accident in Casper,” a written statement from the Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. “Next of kin has been notified.”

The victim was been identified as 25-year-old Casper resident Cruz Cain Paulsen.

The Casper Police Department says that officers responded to East 3rd Street and Country Club Road shortly after 4:00 p.m. on November 7, 2021 for a report of a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle.

The victim was quickly transported to the hospital, where they were pronounced deceased.

Officers reportedly made contact with a person who is believed to be the involved driver in the crash.

Alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor in this crash, according to Casper PD.

The incident is under open investigation by the Casper Police Department.