Colorado Man Killed in One-Vehicle Rollover Accident Near Lander

Colorado Man Killed in One-Vehicle Rollover Accident Near Lander

LANDER — A Colorado man was killed on Saturday, September 4, following a one-vehicle rollover accident around milepost 3 on Wyoming 131 south of Lander, Wyoming. 

The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m., according to a statement by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

A 2004 Porsche Boxster was northbound on Wyoming 131 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve to the right. The Porsche exited the roadway and overturned before colliding with a tree. 

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The driver of the Porsche has been identified as 29-year-old Colordao resident Edward G. Marovich.  Marovich was wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

A passenger in the vehicle has been identified as 32-year-old California resident Rinaudo Ciara. Ciara was wearing a seatbelt and transported to Sage West for injuries sustained in the crash.        

Speed is being investigated as a potential contributing factor.

This is the 78th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2021 compared to 87 in 2020, 110 in 2019, and 75 in 2018 to date.