Teton Pass

Some Residents Want Truck Ban On Teton Pass
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Some Teton County residents want semitrailers banned from using Teton Pass until transportation officials can ensure the safety of the steep mountain pass in northwest Wyoming. In addition, residents suggested stiffer fines for overweight trucks, a new runaway truck ramp closer to Wilson and a manned weigh station on the west side of the pass to help prevent accidents... Read
Oregon Truck Driver Dies In Crash On Teton Pass
WILSON, Wyo. (AP) — A truck driver from Oregon was killed in a crash after his brakes failed while descending Teton Pass in northwestern Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said 36-year-old Jay P. Winn of Hines, Ore. was pulling a car crusher down the pass on Sunday when he lost control of his 1973 Peterbilt semi-trailer...