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Utah man dies in Wyoming head-on crash with semi
First Published Dec 10 2012 10:54 am • Last Updated Dec 13 2012 07:02 pm

A Utah man was killed early Monday when his pickup crossed the center line and collided head-on with a semitrailer on south central Wyoming’s Highway 30.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol identified the victim as Thomas W. Curry, 18, of Fort Duchesne.

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Curry was driving his 2003 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound about 2 a.m. when he crossed into the path of the westbound semi. After the crash, both vehicles came to rest in the eastbound lane with the semi’s two trailers jack-knifed and blocking the highway completely.

The highway was closed for about four hours at the scene, seven miles east of Hanna, Wyo., in Carbon County.

The semi’s driver, a 61-year-old Colorado man, sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital in Rawlins, Wyo.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation, the WHP said.

remims@sltrib.com




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