Two Die In Crash Near Thayne
A two-vehicle crash in western Wyoming left two Afton residents dead on Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
Decia W. Wright, 35, was driving a Jeep northbound on U.S. Highway 89 about six miles south of Thayne. Olivia R. Currier, five months, was a passenger, according to the news release from Patrol Sgt. David Wagener.
At 4 p.m., the Jeep drifted into the southbound lane.
A pickup, driven by Afton resident Kyle Mclain, 25, saw the Jeep enter his lane and he tried to avoid a crash. Despite his efforts, a head-on collision occurred.