Medical conditions leads to Wyoming fatality, crash

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Officials have released details regarding a death on a Wyoming Highway over the weekend.

On December 9th, 2018 the fatal crash occurred at milepost 80 on Wyoming 59 near Wright, Wyoming. Around 5:05 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a motor vehicle crash.

A 2017 Dodge truck was traveling south on Wyoming 59. The driver of the vehicle sustained a medical emergency causing him to drift off the right shoulder of the roadway, coming to a stop after colliding with three separate fences.

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The driver of the Dodge truck has been identified as 60-year-old Gillette, Wyoming resident Dale Patterson.

Patterson was transported to the Campbell County Memorial Hospital but succumbed to his medical emergency.