WRIGHT — A fatal crash occurred in the early morning hours Saturday around milepost 3.8 on Edwards Road / CR 30 (Antelope Road) near Wright, Wyoming.
The accident occurred around 6:00 a.m., when Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover.
A 1994 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Edwards Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve to the left. The Honda exited the right side of the roadway and overturned.
The driver of the Honda has been identified as 19-year-old Gillette, Wyoming resident George R. Garcia. Garcia was wearing his seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.
Speed is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.
This is the 126th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2019 compared to 90 in 2018, 111 in 2017, and 94 in 2016 to date.