A Wyoming motorcyclist is dead after rear-ending a van in Gillette, authorities say.

It happened around 11:33 a.m. yesterday, June 6, near the intersection of East Warlow Drive and South Enterprise Avenue.

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According to a fatality crash summary from the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the driver of a Ram ProMaster was headed east on East Warlow Drive and was slowing to prepare to turn right onto South Enterprise Avenue when Edward Bruns, who was riding a Harley-Davidson, rear-ended them.

The 43-year-old Bruns was not wearing a helmet and died from his injuries.

The driver of the van was not injured in the crash.

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Bruns is the fourth reported motorcyclist and the 33rd reported person to die on Wyoming's highways so far this year.

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