Fatal crash near Cheyenne

Cheyenne, W.Y. — One person died in a one-vehicle crash on March 17 near Cheyenne, Wyoming.

The crash occurred at about 1:30 A.M. around milepost 361 on Interstate 80. A 2019 Volvo commercial truck, that was heading west, failed to execute a slight right turn. The truck drifted off the left side of the highway and collided with a concrete bridge support in the median.

Christopher L. Martinez, 30, of Elk Grove California, was identified as the driver. It’s unknown if Martinez was wearing his seat belt. Subsequently, he died from the injuries that he sustained in the crash. The Wyoming Highway Patrol as investigating driver fatigue as being a major cause of the crash.


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