One Dead in Two-Car Crash
On July 02nd, 2014 at approximately 6:12 pm, troopers responded to a two vehicle crash involving four motorists on WY 130 near Saratoga. A 1978 Ford pickup was being driven by a juvenile male. Also on board were forty-five year old Deanne Barrett of Saratoga, Wyoming and a juvenile female. The pickup was stopped on the highway waiting to make a left hand turn to a dirt road.
Fifty-five year old Carol Ann Cline of Encampment, Wyoming was traveling south in a 2009 Nissan Titan pickup and came upon the stopped Ford. Cline failed to stop and collided with the other truck.
All four motorists were taken to a local hospital in Carbon County. Carol Cline later died. The juvenile female in the Ford was the only occupant listed as not wearing a seat belt during the crash. The highway was temporarily closed due to the accident. Alcohol use by Carol Cline is being investigated as the contributing factor in the crash with other charges pending at this time as the investigation continues.