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2nd Cliff Jumping Death Reported In Wyoming
In May this year, a 21 year old Nebraska man died after jumping off a cliff at Guernsey Reervoir. Now a second man has suffered the same fate at the same reservoir. Both deaths happened in an arm of the reservoir called Long Canyon.
Wyoming state parks officials say 22-year-old Johnny Andres Ornelas,…
Study: Distracted Driving Deaths Underreported
WASHINGTON (AP) — An analysis of state and federal data suggests that cellphone use by drivers involved in fatal crashes is seriously underreported.
The National Safety Council, an advocacy group, said the underreporting makes the distracted-driving problem appear less significant than it actua…
Report: Child Death Rate Rising In Wyoming
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A national study shows the death rate for children and teens in Wyoming inched up during the second half of the past decade while the national rate declined.
The report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows the rate of child and teenage deaths in Wyoming rose from …
Deer Deaths Decline In SW Wyoming Canyon
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A state survey of deer deaths in the Nugget Canyon area of southwest Wyoming found eight carcasses, a dramatic decrease from the 382 found last year.
The Associated Press reported Thursday that mild temperatures and a lack of snow last winter contributed to the lower death r…
G&F Not Expecting High Winter Mule Deer Deaths
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Thanks to a fairly mild winter, Wyoming wildlife managers are not expecting significant winter deaths among mule deer herds.
Biologist Dean Clause of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department says initial surveys show a fawn mortality rate of about 19 percent this past winter..…
Report: Lack Of Workplace Safety Culture In Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An epidemiologist who spent a year studying the high rate of workplace deaths in Wyoming says his research points to lack of a "culture of safety" in Wyoming.
Dr. Timothy Ryan says in a report to Gov. Matt Mead that more than 85 percent of reports on dead…

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