1 Killed, 1 Injured in Head-On Crash South of Jackson
One driver was killed and another injured in a head-on crash in Teton County late Friday morning, the Wyoming Highway Patrol says.
The collision occurred around 11:14 a.m. at milepost 146.5 on U.S. 89, about eight miles south of downtown Jackson.
According to a fatality crash summary, 36-year-old Michigan resident Mark Robbins was behind the wheel of a northbound Hyundai Santa Fe when he swerved and crossed into the southbound lanes, colliding head-on with an oncoming Chevrolet Silverado.
"The Chevrolet driver moved into the right lane prior to impact but was already too close," the summary reads.
Robbins was wearing his seat belt but died from his injuries.
The pickup driver was also reportedly injured in the crash, but the summary did not say to what extent.
According to the summary, it was clear and the highway was dry at the time of the crash. The summary did not specify what factors may have contributed to the crash.
This is the first fatal crash in Teton County this year.
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