Gillette man dies in weekend rollover

WRIGHT, Wyo. — A Gillette man died in a rollover crash that occurred near Wright, Wyo. on Saturday morning

According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol a 1994 Honda Accord was travelling and failed to negotiate a left-hand curve. When the Honda left the roadway, the vehicle overturned. Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area at about 6 a.m.

The driver was identified as 19-year-old George R. Garcia of Gillette, Wyoming. Garcia was wearing his seat belt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Speed is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

This is the 126th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2019 compared to 90 in 2018, 111 in 2017, and 94 in 2016 to date.

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