A motorcycle crash on August 21st has resulted in the death of 52 year old Raymond A. Dieckmann of Lusk, Wyoming. It happened at 4:53 p.m. on Wyoming State Highway 270 approximately five miles north of Hartville.

Mr. Dieckmann was riding his motorcycle traveling north on WY 270 when he missed a left hand curve in the highway. The motorcycle left the highway and tripped causing Dieckmann tobe thrown from the bike. He was not wearing a helmet and was dead at the scene.

Alcohol use and driver inattention are being investigated as the contributing factors in this fatal crash. Mr. Dieckmann marked the 94th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2015. There were 98 fatalities during this same time period in 2014.