WHP: 2 Minnesota residents dead in alcohol-related Harley crash near Hulett - Casper, WY Oil City News
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WHP: 2 Minnesota residents dead in alcohol-related Harley crash near Hulett

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CASPER, Wyo. – The Wyoming Highway Patrol says two people have died after crashing on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle near Hulett on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a WHP release, the 1999 Harley Road King was going southbound on Wyo 24 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve to the left.

The motorcycle left the right side of the roadway and collided with a delineator post before overturning.

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The driver is identified as James Neyens, 56, of Perham, Minnesota. The passenger was Mary F. Aitken, 56, of Perham, Minnesota. Neither were wearing helmets, according to the WHP, and both died at the scene.

The WHP says alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor.