Wyoming

Supreme Court Ruling Threatens Bike Path Legitimacy

Many of our nation’s nature trails and bicycle pathways were carved out of abandoned land allotted to railroad companies as a part of the federal Rails to Trails program. Since 1983, over 1,400 hiking and bicycle trails have been created through the program. According to Salon.com, a Wyoming resident sued the federal government over their… read more

Newly-Constructed Roundabout Caused Wyoming Car Accident

According to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, a newly-constructed roundabout has already resulted in a car accident on Wednesday December 18, the day of the inaugural press conference. In total, the roundabout cost $4.5 million of fifth-penny sales tax to construct. Engineers and residents hope that the two lane roundabout located at 19th Street, Converse Avenue… read more

Wyoming Man Facing Charges After Fatal Three-Car Accident

An October 10 three-car accident has left two people dead and a Wyoming man charged in the fatal wreck, according to CBS 3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The 27-year-old Wyoming man was officially charged with two counts of operating while impaired causing death in the 63rd District Court on October 11. Each count carried a $25,000… read more

Rock Springs Bulldozer Accident Claims Life of Coal Miner

A bulldozer fell off a 160-foot high wall, killing its operator at the Bridger Coal Mine near Rock Springs, Wyoming, according to the Billings Gazette. The accident happened on October 6 at about 2:30 a.m. When the bulldozer plunged off the wall, the dozer operator, 44, was ejected from the cab and killed. The cause… read more

Wyoming Car Accident Claims Life of an Elderly Man

A late September three-car accident involving eight people on Interstate 90 in Wyoming left a 75-year-old man dead, according to the Casper Star-Tribune. The 75-year-old was driving three others, ranging in age from 71 to 74. Prior to the accident, he had stopped the car in the westbound lane of I-90 because of a traffic… read more

One Killed, One Injured in Wyoming Truck Accident

A 37-year-old Utah Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) officer was killed in an off duty truck accident in Wyoming, according to Seattle PI. The accident happened on September 24. The officer, Keith Fullenkamp, had been hunting elk in Colorado and was on his way back to Utah when his pickup truck was struck by a… read more

Teen Suffers Head Injury in Wyoming Carnival Accident

On May 31, an accident at a carnival in Riverton, Wyoming sent a 16-year-old girl to a Denver hospital with head trauma, according to County 10. The accident occurred at the North Star Amusements Carnival at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. According to the Riverton Police, the girl was injured riding a “bungee jumping” amusement. [map… read more

Coal Miner Dead After Accident at Wyoming’s Black Thunder Mine

WyoFile is reporting that on August 16 an industrial accident claimed the life of one Wyoming miner and injured another. The accident occurred in southern Campbell County at Black Thunder mine. The miner who was killed was 24 and had worked at the mine for three years. The miner who was injured was 38. His… read more

Woman Killed in Three-Vehicle Accident on I-80

[map id=”map1″ w=”375″ h=”375″ address=”Interstate 80, Cheyenne, WY” marker=”no” z=”14″] Stephanie Gustafson of Carpenter, Wyoming was killed in a three-vehicle accident on the eastern edge of Cheyenne, according to K2TV in Casper. The accident, which happened just before 11 a.m., closed I-80 in both directions for about four hours. A tractor-trailer driven by James Black… read more

Our Laramie Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help

[map id=”map1″ w=”375″ h=”375″ address=”Laramie, WY” marker=”no” z=”14″] Laramie, Wyoming was established along the Union Pacific Railroad line in the mid-1800s. It is located in southeastern Wyoming in Albany County, on the Laramie River, west of Cheyenne, at the intersection of I-80 and US 287. Laramie had a population of 30,816, including 13,394 households and… read more