Additional information released about April highway fatality

(Fremont County, WY) – On April 10, a fatal crash was reported on US-26/WY-789 between Riverton and Shoshoni that claimed the life of 43-year-old Tyler Spencer of Shell, Wyoming.

According to the initial Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) preliminary report, Spencer lost control of the vehicle and exited the roadway, which caused the vehicle to roll. A seatbelt was in use, and speed was listed as a possible contributing factor.

The Fremont County Coroner’s report was released on April 26th, and says the cause of death is trauma sustained during the crash and manner of death is accidental.


Under the relevant toxicology on the Coroner report, a blood alcohol level of .249% is listed.

No other information has been released at this time. County 10 will share an update if new information becomes available.


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