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1 dead in rollover crash near Rawlins

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One person has died after a single-vehicle rollover crash east of Rawlins on July 11.

According to a Wyoming Highway Patrol report, Christopher Otto, 38, of Mound City, Kansas, was driving a 2008 Ford F-150 eastbound on I-80 when he entered a construction zone crossover.

The vehicle left the right side of the roadway and overturned.

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According to the report. Otto was not wearing his seatbelt and died from injuries at the scene.

The WHP says the crash happened around 10:30 p.m., and driver fatigue, speed and inattention are being investigated as possible contributing factors.

This is the 85th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2019, compared to 53 last year.