Hoback Junction, WY – Man Killed in SUV vs Pickup on US-191
Hoback Junction, WY (January 4, 2021) – A vehicle collision reported on Friday afternoon claimed one person’s life. At around 3:15 p.m., on January 1, the Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on US Highway 191.
Reports from WHP show that an SUV and a pickup truck collided head-on in the southbound lanes of US Highway 191 near milepost 152.6 after the SUV driver crossed over the centerline. The driver of the pickup truck, identified as a 39-year-old male, was fatally injured in the accident. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Wyoming
Cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs are some of the most common methods of transportation throughout the entire country. Motor vehicles have made many advances since they became widely available in our country. Though there have been endless measures taken to incorporate and improve safety features in vehicles, there is no way to guarantee the safety of vehicle occupants involved in collisions. We continue to see people lose their lives from collisions at an alarming rate.
Every year, more than 40,000 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the United States. We see our fair share of fatal accidents here in Wyoming. Some of the most common causes of collisions include distracted or impaired drivers, drivers who fail to yield the right of way, and those who act recklessly while behind the wheel. If your loved one lost their life in an accident as a result of another motorist’s actions, you should reach out to a team of competent, aggressive, and knowledgeable Wyoming wrongful death lawyers as soon as possible to see what legal options are available for you.
Since 1977, Burg Simpson has provided nationwide legal representation to families who have lost loved ones in auto accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our accident lawyers in Wyoming are passionate about fighting for peoples’ legal rights and holding negligent parties accountable for their actions. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our attorneys in Wyoming at 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 to see how we can help you. By scheduling a free consultation at your earliest convenience, we can discuss the circumstances of your loved one’s accident to help you get the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.
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