Fatal crash north of Rawlins, Wyoming


On January 22, 2019, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 8 on US 287 north of Rawlins, Wyoming.  Around 10:38 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover. 

 

A 2003 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling north on US 287 when the vehicle drifted off the right shoulder of the roadway and overturned. 

 

The driver of the Chevrolet has been identified as 34-year-old Casper, Wyoming resident Kevin R. Brown.  Brown was not wearing his seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. 

 

Driving too fast for road conditions is being investigated as a contributing factor.  The road conditions were slick at the time of the crash. 

 

This is the 10th fatality on Wyoming’s highways in 2019 compared to 3 in 2018, 2 in 2017, and 3  in 2016 to date.