Two dead in highway crash outside Saratoga

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol has confirmed that two people, one a male from Saratoga, died the two-vehicle crash on Wyoming 130 south of Saratoga on Tuesday afternoon. The identities of the victims have not been released.

Lt. Kelly Finn with the WHP said the area resident died after being airlifted from the scene. The other person, a tourist from Alabama, died at the scene. A third occupant in the vehicle from Alabama survived.
Carbon County Sheriff Archie Roybal said the crash occurred around 4:40 p.m. Roybal said a deputy, Sgt. Brian Lally, arrived on the scene a minutes after the crash occurred and called in emergency support. Fire departments from Encampment, Ryan Park and Saratoga along with Classic Air Medical, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and SCWMS arrived in a massive effort to render help.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is heading the investigation. Bigfoot 99 will have more details as they become available.


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