22-Year-Old Wyomingite Killed in Friday the 13th T-Bone Crash
A young Wyoming man is dead following a T-bone crash near Lander, the Highway Patrol says.
The crash happened around 1:11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, at milepost 22.02 on U.S. 287/Wyoming 789.
According to a fatality crash summary, 22-year-old Riley Williamson was headed south when he went off the right side of the highway, overcorrected back to the left, skidded into the northbound lane, and was T-boned on the passenger side by a northbound pickup.
Williamson was not wearing his seat belt and died from his injuries.
The driver of the pickup was not injured in the crash.
The summary lists speed and driver inattention as possible contributing factors.
Williamson is the 10th person to die on Fremont County's highways so far this year.
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