One-Vehicle Rollover South of Kemmerer Results in One Fatality

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CHEYENNE– On June 9, 2019, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 23 on US 189 south of Kemmerer, Wyoming.  Around 9:50 pm, Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover.

A 2003 Chevrolet S-10 was traveling northbound on US 189 when the vehicle drifted off the right shoulder of the roadway.  The driver over-corrected back to the left before the vehicle exited the roadway a second time and overturned.      

The driver of the Chevrolet has been identified as 44-year-old St. Helen, Michigan resident Josh D. Wiggins.  Wiggins was wearing his seatbelt and was transported to the South Lincoln Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries. 

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Speed is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

This is the 69th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2019 compared to 41 in 2018, 51 in 2017, and 30 in 2016 to date.