Alleged Vehicular Homicide Suspect Involved in Dewar Drive Crash Today

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The accident occurred in the 500 block of Dewar Drive this afternoon around 1:17. No one was in the home at the time of the crash.

ROCK SPRINGS — A Rock Springs man remains in custody tonight after drifting off the road and crashing into a home on Dewar Drive this afternoon.

The incident occurred around 1:17 p.m. when officers with the Rock Springs Police Department responded to a report of the accident. The report stated that a truck owned by Intermountain Electric was traveling east on Dewar Drive when the vehicle left the south side of the roadway, crashing into a home in the 500 block of Dewar Drive. 

No one was inside the home at the time of the crash. However, there was significant damage to the home and truck. 

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The driver has been identified as Nicholas Sheridan. Sheridan was treated for minor injuries at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, and then immediately placed under arrest for a third offense of driving while under the influence and failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. 

Nicholas Sheridan. Booking date: 5-31-19

Sheridan was also issued additional citations for sniffing glue and similar toxic vapors, and not wearing a seatbelt.  Sheridan also has an active warrant for his arrest issued out of Laramie County for vehicular homicide. 

A preliminary hearing for the charges against Sheridan has not been set. All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.