Jackson Woman Dies in Road Sweeper Accident

Jackson Woman Dies in Road Sweeper Accident

CHEYENNE — On August 24, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 13 on Wyoming 22 west of Jackson, Wyoming. At 2:09 pm, Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a crash in the parking pullout at this location.

The driver of a 2009 Superior Broom road sweeper had stopped in the parking pullout on Wyoming 22 to speak with a co-worker.  While the driver was conversing with the co-worker, the road sweeper began to roll down an incline and collided with the driver. 

The driver of the 2009 Superior Broom has been identified as 62-year-old Jackson, Wyoming resident Shirley A. Samuelson.  Samuelson succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.

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This investigation is ongoing.

This is the 76th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2020 compared to107 in 2019, 68 in 2018, and 99 in 2017 to date.