Fatal crash east of Kemmerer


On February 16, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 62 on US 30 east of Kemmerer.  Around 5:20 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover.

 

A 2008 GMC Sierra was traveling westbound on US 30 when the vehicle crossed the center line and drifted off the left side of the roadway before the vehicle overturned. 

 

The driver of the GMC has been identified as 35-year-old Hyrum, Utah resident Cesar Adrian Guzman Torres.  Torres was wearing his seatbelt but succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.  The passenger has been identified as 25-year-old Logan, Utah resident Juan Diego Guzman Torres who was wearing his seatbelt and transported to the South Lincoln Medical Center for injuries sustained in the crash. 

 

Driving too fast for winter road conditions is being investigated as a contributing factor. 

 

This is the 18th fatality on Wyoming’s highways in 2019 compared to 9 in 2018, 10 in 2017, and 7 in 2016 to date.