Gillette man dies in fatal rollover

HULETT, Wyo. — A fatal one-vehicle rollover crash occurred just outside of Hulett, Wyoming Sunday evening.

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to milepost 1 on Wyoming 24 at around 9:30 p.m. on August 25.

A Ford Explorer was traveling south on the highway when the vehicle drifted off the right side of the roadway and overturned.

The driver of the Ford has been identified as 46-year-old Darin Barekman of Gillette, Wyoming. Barekman was not wearing his seat belt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Driver impairment is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

This is the 107th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2019 compared to 68 in 2018, 100 in 2017, and 80 in 2016 to date.

Categories: Local News, Traffic & Accidents, Wyoming News

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