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Contractor who died at Wyoming coal mine identified

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A contractor who died in a weekend accident at Peabody Energy's North Antelope Rochelle Mine in northeastern Wyoming has been identified.

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Cause of 2012 fatal helicopter crash in Wyoming still unknown

JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal investigators haven't found any obvious mechanical deficiencies or failures that may have caused a rescue helicopter to crash two years ago in Teton County.

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Former Washington state man who died in crash identified

BOZEMAN — Authorities have identified a 36-year-old man who died in a one-vehicle crash in southwestern Montana over the weekend.

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North Dakota well leaking oil, gas and water

WILLISTON, N.D. — Authorities say workers are attempting to contain an out-of-control oil well in North Dakota.

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Bus carrying 13 children rolls; minor injuries

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Authorities say a school bus carrying 13 young children and four adults crashed and rolled on the Wind River Indian Reservation, but only minor injuries were reported.

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22-year-old man hit, killed by train in Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Authorities are investigating after a 22-year-old man was apparently hit and killed by a train in Gillette.

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Man, 44, killed in rollover crash near Basin

BASIN, Wyo. — Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Basin.

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Investigation determines time of fatal bear attack

RIVERTON, Wyo. — An investigation has determined the approximate time of death of a Utah man who was mauled by a bear while working in the Bridger Teton National Forest in northwestern Wyoming, officials in Fremont County said.

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Man killed in motorcycle crash near Afton

AFTON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says mud-caked turn signals and brake lights may have contributed to a fatal crash south of Afton.

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Grizzly bear relocated after killing calf

JACKSON, Wyo. — State wildlife officials trapped and relocated an adult male grizzly bear after it killed a calf on a U.S. Forest Service grazing allotment north of Pinedale.

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Driver in fiery crash that killed 6 had meth in his system

Driver in fiery crash that killed 6 had meth in his system

HELENA — Newly released toxicology reports show that one of the two drivers in a June collision that killed six people had methamphetamine in his system, though investigators concluded that drugs weren’t a factor in the crash.

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Methamphetamine found in driver in fatal crash

HELENA — Newly released toxicology reports show that one of the drivers in a collision that killed six people had methamphetamine in his system.

October 03, 2014 3:44 pm

Evidence of drug use found after fatal crash

CASPER, Wyo. — Police in Casper found evidence of drug and inhalant use in a car that crashed into the Wyoming Medical Center last month, killing two passengers and injuring the driver.

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2 Casper residents dead in Saratoga plane crash

SARATOGA, Wyo. — Two Casper residents are dead after their plane crashed Saturday evening after takeoff from the Saratoga airport.

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2 killed when car hits Wyoming Medical Center

CASPER, Wyo. — Two people were killed Sunday night when a car crashed into the northeast section of Wyoming Medical Center. A third person was in critical condition.

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Small helicopter crashes near Cascade

CASCADE — A small helicopter crashed Sunday afternoon southwest of Cascade.

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Trial set for Casper man charged in fatal crash

CASPER, Wyo. — A trial date has been set for a man accused driving drunk and causing a fatal crash near Casper.

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2014 already a nasty year for Wyoming oil spills

2014 already a nasty year for Wyoming oil spills

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An oil boom in Wyoming has a filthy side effect: A string of accidents from a remote gulley in the Powder River Basin to a refinery in downtown Cheyenne already has made this year the state’s worst for oil spills since at least 2009, state records show.

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Flaming Gorge search for missing man continues

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Searchers are still looking for a 69-year-old Utah man who has been missing since his boat capsized in Flaming Gorge Reservoir earlier this month.

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Report released on plane crash near Great Falls

Report released on plane crash near Great Falls

GREAT FALLS — Investigators say a small plane that crashed southeast of Great Falls, killing one person and injuring three others, hit a group of trees as the pilot approached a ridge.

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