California man dies in I-80 crash near Wamsutter Saturday

by | Jan 13, 2020 10:06AM

On January 11, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 183 on Interstate 80 east of Wamsutter, Wyoming.  Around 11:00 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover. 

A 2007 Ford F-150 was traveling eastbound on Interstate 80.  The driver lost control of the vehicle on the ice-covered roadway causing the vehicle to exit off the right side and overturn.

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​The driver of the Ford has been identified as 55-year-old Yermo, California resident Brenda K. Wallace.  Wallace was wearing her seatbelt and not injured in the crash.  The passenger has been identified as 60-year-old Apple Valley, California resident Henry J. House.  House was wearing his seatbelt and succumbed to injuries sustained at the scene of the crash. 

Speed is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.

This is the 2nd fatality on Wyoming’s roadways in 2020 compared to 4 in 2019, 1 in 2018, and 1 in 2017 to date. 

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