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A truck arrestor saved several lives on U.S. Highway 16 in Wyoming after a bentonite-carrying semi-truck was stopped quickly and safely on its way to Buffalo. W.Y.D.O.T. reports a five-axle flatbed semi-truck lost control while traveling down U.S. Highway 16. The driver utilized the truck arrestor (or catch-net system) installed along the Wyoming mountain highway…

Two people are dead after an explosion outside Shoshoni, with the cause of the tragedy unknown and under investigation. The incident occurred around 3:24 p.m. Wednesday at the Wasatch Railcar Repair facility in Shoshoni. The facility is located just a few blocks from Shoshoni’s downtown and Highway 26. The Casper Star Tribune reports police responded…

Melting ice and snow on the road caused the incident, with the driver sustaining only minor injuries after the harrowing experience. At 10 a.m. Monday morning, a 74-year-old man was driving on Yellowstone Avenue. When the driver reached the section of the road passing over Sulphur Creek, he lost control of the vehicle and it…

The student is fine – only a few scrapes and bruising – but is another victim of the decade-long battle to make Big Horn Avenue safer for Cody students. Park County School District #6 Superintendent Peg Monteith related the event after getting information from the Cody Police Department and the Cody Middle School Resource Officer.…

A vehicle forcing its way through the Sheridan Avenue work zone could lead to increased law enforcement to ensure worker safety. WYDOT spokesman Cody Beers related the harrowing incident where a pickup truck forced into the work zone, despite the signs and barriers designating the road was closed. Around 5:30 p.m. Monday evening, a pickup…


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