Wyoming Highway Patrol has identified the deceased in a fatal crash that occurred during the morning of July 12, near the Wyoming Community of Afton.
WHP officials say that at 10:08 am, Sunday, troopers were dispatched to the area of milepost 71 on US 89 for a motor vehicle crash.
“A 2020 Chevrolet Trax was traveling southbound on US 89 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve to the right,” the WHP statement said. “The vehicle exited the left side of the roadway before the driver corrected back to the right causing the vehicle to overturn.”
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The driver of the Chevrolet has been identified as 27-year-old Lehi, Utah resident Dustin E. Kilpack.
Kilpack was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.
The driver had been reported as a missing person on the 6th of July.
“Impairment is being investigated as a possible contributing factor,” the WHP says.
This is the 47th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2020 compared to 87 in 2019, 53 in 2018, and 74 in 2017 to date.