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1 person dead after crashing while passing traffic on shoulder

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One person is dead after a single-car crash on I-80 near Rock Springs on Friday.

According to a Wyoming Highway Patrol summery, Nevada resident John Perez, 59, was traveling eastbound on I-80 when the vehicle entered the right side shoulder and attempted to pass traffic at a high rate of speed.

The report says the vehicle re-entered the eastbound lanes before entering the left side shoulder.

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The vehicle then left the road into the median, hitting a guardrail and cable barrier, causing the vehicle to flip multiple times before coming to a rest in the westbound lanes of I-80.

Perez was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the WHP.