Jean Marie Godard, Chantal Bouvet Godard Killed in Accident at US 14 in Crook County, WY

July 31, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jean Marie Godard, Chantal Bouvet Godard
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US 14, Crook County, WY

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Wyoming Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Motorhome, Motorcycle
US 14
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorhome collided with a motorcycle during a u-turn

What Happened

Wyoming Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed two people at US 14 in Crook County, WY on July 31st, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a motorhome operated by 84-year-old Helmut Kanoldt was headed eastbound. Police say the vehicle was attempting to perform a u-turn to travel westbound before allegedly pulling into the path of a motorcycle operated by 69-year-old Jean Marie Godard. The vehicles collided, despite an attempt being made by the motorcycle to avoid a collision, leaving Godard with fatal injuries at the scene. Also killed was Godard's wife and passenger, 75-year-old Chantal Bouvet Godard. Police say Kanoldt and his wife were not hospitalized and did not have additional information to share.

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