Wyoming Woman Dead After Rolling SUV on Icy Highway
A Wyoming woman is dead after rolling her SUV on an icy highway in Fremont County, the Wyoming Highway Patrol says.
The crash happened shortly before 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at mile marker 36.7 on Wyoming 28 south of Lander.
According to a crash summary, 63-year-old Susan Macon was headed north at a high rate of speed when her SUV lost traction and began to spin.
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"The vehicle exited the roadway to the west, where it tripped and rolled before coming to rest on the west side of the right-of-way fence," the crash summary reads.
Macon was wearing her seat belt but died from her injuries.
So far this year, there have been 10 fatal crashes in Fremont County, including two in December.
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