Dennis Smith Killed in Semi-Truck Crash in Niobrara County, WY

December 26, 2018
Victim's Name(s)
Dennis Smith
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Wyoming Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
US 85 near milepost 157
Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer crossed center line into opposite lanes of traffic striking victims vehicle

Weather Conditions
Icy Roads

What Happened

Wyoming Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a man on US 85 in Niobrara County, WY on December 26th, 2018. 63-year-old Dennis Smith was killed when his vehicle was struck by a semi-truck. The semi reportedly crossed a center line into opposite lanes of traffic before the impact. Authorities believe icy conditions played a role in the accident.

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