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Wyoming Highway Patrol

Additional officers patrol state Route 59 as crashes, violations increase

Additional officers patrol state Route 59 as crashes, violations increase

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol is adding more troopers to state Route 59 between Douglas and Gillette to address unsafe highway conditions.

December 08, 2014 9:25 amLoading…

Highway Patrol calls for increased traffic stops, citations

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers are being asked to increase their number of traffic stops and seat belt citations by 2 percent each year, according to the agency’s strategic plan for 2014-16.

December 07, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Three die in crash near Gillette, marking 142 Wyoming highway fatalities this year

CASPER, Wyo. — Three men died on Wyoming Highway 59 last week when the van they were in left the road and rolled, Wyoming Highway Patrol reported Monday.

December 01, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Roundup woman dies in Wyoming crash

CASPER, Wyo. — A Montana woman has died in a two-vehicle crash on icy Interstate 25 about 10 miles north of Casper.

November 26, 2014 12:50 pmLoading…
Number of fatal highway crashes almost doubles

Number of fatal highway crashes almost doubles

CASPER, Wyo. — Nearly twice as many people have died on Wyoming highways this year compared with 2013, and increases in oil field traffic and drunken driving may be to blame.

November 24, 2014 6:30 amLoading…
Wyoming troopers required to make 732 stops per year

Wyoming troopers required to make 732 stops per year

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol has begun requiring troopers to meet yearly numbers on traffic stops and citations, an internal document shows.

November 23, 2014 10:25 amLoading…

3 people killed in crash near Cheyenne ID'd

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Authorities have released the names of three people who were killed in a three-vehicle crash east of Cheyenne.

November 11, 2014 6:30 amLoading…

Wyoming man killed in single-vehicle crash

A single-vehicle rollover crash early Sunday morning eight miles west of Basin, Wyo., claimed the life of an Otto, Wyo., man.

October 13, 2014 4:21 pmLoading…

Wyoming Highway Patrol wants to move shooting range

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Officials with the Wyoming Highway Patrol want to move the agency's shooting range to a less densely populated area of Laramie County to improve safety.

September 08, 2014 9:40 amLoading…
Wyoming troopers ticket generously above 80 mph

Wyoming troopers ticket generously above 80 mph

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says it has ticketed more than 1,100 people for driving above 80 mph since the new speed limit took effect July 1.

September 05, 2014 4:20 pmLoading…

Highway Patrol Capt. Len DeClercq retiring after 30 years

CASPER, Wyo. — A 30-year veteran of the Wyoming Highway Patrol retired this week to head the state’s law enforcement training commission.

September 03, 2014 6:00 amLoading…

Man arrested for trying to pass Air Force convoy

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A truck driver accused of trying to pass a convoy of Air Force trucks near Cheyenne could face criminal charges.

August 14, 2014 11:30 amLoading…

Devils Tower crash kills Illinois man, child hurt

DEVILS TOWER — An Illinois man is dead after a tractor-trailer struck his car near Devils Tower.

August 08, 2014 11:20 amLoading…

Wyoming crash kills 2 South Dakotans, 1 Coloradan

LUSK, Wyo. — Two South Dakota women and a Colorado man have been killed in a rollover north of Lusk, Wyoming.

August 05, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Wyoming Patrol: 80 mph means 80 mph and no higher

Wyoming Patrol: 80 mph means 80 mph and no higher

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says all the new signs along Wyoming's interstate highways showing a speed limit of 80 mph really do mean 80 mph — not even slightly higher.

July 17, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…
Crash on Wyoming 372 derails five cars

Crash on Wyoming 372 derails five cars

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that closed Wyoming 372 on Thursday, causing a five-car train derailment.

June 06, 2014 1:50 pm Photos

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Police: Drunk driver heads wrong way on Wyoming interstate, hits patrol car

A Douglas resident hit a Wyoming Highway Patrol vehicle at low speed while driving the wrong way on Interstate 25 early Sunday, according to the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office.

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At least 2 feared dead in Wyoming crash, fire

LAMONT, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says at least two people are feared dead after two or more commercial vehicles collided on U.S. 287 between Casper and Rawlins, spilling hot oil and triggering a fire.

May 16, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…

3 killed in Wyoming traffic accident

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A bus crashed into other vehicles stopped for roadwork on a rural Wyoming highway, killing three and sending at least three others to the hospital.

May 14, 2014 12:09 pmLoading…

Wyoming trooper suffers minor injuries in accident

BUFFALO, Wyo. — A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper is recovering from minor injuries after his parked patrol car was struck by a pickup truck north of Midwest in southern Johnson County.

April 30, 2014 4:22 pmLoading…

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