On May 14, 2021, around 11:00 AM, Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a fatal one-vehicle rollover that occurred around milepost 409 on US 287 south of Laramie, Wyoming.
The driver has been identified as 22-year-old Aurora, Colorado resident Braxton Maxwell Tatum Carbonell. Carbonell was wearing a seat-belt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.
According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol report, a 2000 Toyota Camry was headed north on US 287 when the vehicle exited the right side of the roadway. Carbonell corrected to the left before over-correcting back to the right. The car collided with a bridge guardrail and traveled off the road, where it overturned.
Speed and driver inattention is being investigated as possible contributing factors.
The investigation is ongoing and we will share any updates that are released by local authorities.