Officials with the Wyoming Highway Patrol are releasing details of a fatal rollover crash on I-80 in Albany County.
According to a release sent by the WHP, at 12:01 am on June 20th, Troopers responded to a one-vehicle rollover, on Interstate 80, at milepost 316.5, near the city of Laramie.
The 2002 Ford Explorer was estimated to be traveling at a speed in excess of 90 mph when the vehicle drifted to the right and exited the highway into the ditch. The driver of the vehicle abruptly steered the vehicle to the left and the vehicle then entered into the median area of the highway. The Ford Explorer rolled several times in the median and came to rest on the roof.
The driver, 20 year old Jesse Rigdon of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Rigdon was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.
Speed and driver fatigue have been listed as contributing factors in the crash.
This marks the 58th fatality on Wyoming highways in 2017. This is compared to 37 in 2016 and 58 in 2015.