Fatal motor vehicle crash South of Pinedale claims one


SUBLETTE COUNTY – On July 9, 2022, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 66.90 on US 191 south of Pinedale, Wyoming.  Around 8:05 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover.

A 2014 Dodge Challenger was headed south on US 191 when the vehicle drifted across the center line and exited the east side of the road. The car collided with a delineator post and adjacent ditch before overturning multiple times.  

The driver of the Dodge has been identified as 45-year-old Independence, Missouri, resident Jason R. Blair. Blair was wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the crash scene.

Driver fatigue is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

This is the fifty-first fatality on Wyoming's roadways in 2022 compared to 49 in 2021, 47 in 2020, and 85 in 2019 to date.   

 

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