1 dead after July 9th rollover crash in Gillette

(Gillette, WY) – On Friday, July 9th, at 11:40 PM, Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) troopers were notified of a fatal one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90 near Gillette.

50-year-old Gillette resident Bradley Bjornstad was driving west on I-90 when he abruptly exited the roadway and entered the median, according to the WHP release. The vehicle then collided with a cable divider, and overturned.      

The report states that Bjornsrud was not wearing a seatbelt, and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident.

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This is the 49th fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2021 compared to 49 in 2020, 86 in 2019, and 53 in 2018 to date. 

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