2 dead after crash near Rawlins

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Two people are dead after a crash on I-80 east of Rawlins on September 2.

According to a release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol, a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer heading westbound on I-80 veered into the occupied right lane before overcorrecting towards the left.

The vehicle then crossed over the yellow line before overcorrecting into the travel lane, then overcorrected again before leaving the roadway and overturning in the median.

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The driver of the Trailblazer is identified as Steven C. Seelig, 47, of Greeley, Colorado. Seelig was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene, according to the release.

The passenger is identified as Lois W. Seelig, 86, of Greeley, Colorado. She was also not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

The release says driver fatigue is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

This crash marks the 108th and 109th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2019, compared to 75 in 2018.