Wyoming Highway Patrol Investigates Fatality East Of Casper [UPDATED]
UPDATE (11:15 a.m. Thursday):
Sgt. Kyle McKay with the Wyoming Highway Patrol released further details about Wednesday's fatal crash.
McKay says a 2005 Dodge pickup had a left-front tire failure and ran off the left side of I-25 near mile marker 177.
The truck went into the median, where it rolled roughly two and a half times.
The driver -- a man whose name and age have not been released -- was not wearing his seatbelt and was completely thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Further details have not been released. We will update this story as we learn more.
The Wyoming Patrol is investigating a fatal crash east of Casper on Wednesday afternoon, Patrol Lt. Clinton Haver said.
A pickup was traveling northbound on Interstate 25 when a tire apparently failed causing the crash about five miles east of Casper, Haver said.
The victim is a male, age unknown, he said.
There appeared to be no other people or vehicles involved.
No further details were available Wednesday afternoon. We will update this story when we receive more information.