Colorado Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash On Friday
Charges are pending against the driver of a sport utility vehicle who caused a fatal motorcycle crash in eastern Wyoming on Friday afternoon, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
Alan E. Dietrich, 56, of Craig, Colo., was riding a motorcycle westbound on Wyoming Highway 387 when he came to the intersection of Wyoming Highway 50 about 19 miles southwest of Wright, according to the news release from Patrol Sgt. David Wagener.
Dean Penor, 85, of Bison, S.D., was driving a SUV and stopped at the intersection on Wyoming Highway 50.
Penor then entered the intersection in front of Dietrich causing Dietrich to brake and lay the motorcycle down. The vehicles collided. Dietrich had a helmet available, but was not wearing it. He died at the scene.