Twelve Year Old Girl Killed in Crash Thursday Near Lyman
A 12 year old Oregon girl was killed Thursday afternoon in a single vehicle crash on I-80 about 9 miles east of Lyman.The Wyoming Highway Patrol saysthe driver Corrine Santana was distracted by activity in the vehicle and took her eyes off the road long enough for the vehicle to drift off the roadway. She ten overcorrected her steering causing the vehicle to roll. During the rollover 12 year old Luvenia Santana, who had the shoulder portion of her seatbelt behind her back, was partially ejected from the vehicle.The driver and two other juvenile passengers who were properly belted received only minor injuries.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol reminds motorists that an improperly worn seat belt does not provide sufficient protection and in fact at times contributes to significant injury.