EVANSTON — A 60-year-old Evanston man died after injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle rollover this morning near Evanston.
On September 29, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 12.3 on US 189 north of Evanston, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP). At 4:29 a.m., WHP troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover.
A 2002 Land Rover Discovery was headed north on US 189 when the vehicle drifted off the left side of the roadway before the driver overcorrected to the right, the release states. The vehicle exited the right side of the road and overturned.
The driver of the Land Rover has been identified as 60-year-old Evanston, Wyoming, resident Craig A. Adkins. Adkins was not wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash, according to the press release.
Driver fatigue is being investigated as a potential contributing factor.
This is the 86th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2021 compared to 100 in 2020, 123 in 2019, and 86 in 2018 to date.