Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Powell

According to a release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol, a 75-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Powell on Wednesday, September 23rd.

The deceased has been identified as Dennis Brophy who was walking on a sidewalk when the driver of a Toyota Camry apparently failed to see the man.


The full Wyoming Highway Patrol report is below in bold.

The Toyota Camry was preparing to make a right hand turn and head west onto Coulter Ave from the Rimrock Tire Company. The pedestrian was walking east on the sidewalk. The driver of the Toyota Camry failed to observe the pedestrian walking on the sidewalk in front of the vehicle. The Toyota Camry started driving forward, striking the pedestrian. A passerby started honking their horn at the Camry. The driver of the Camry then exited the vehicle and looked around his vehicle. The driver failed to see the pedestrian trapped under his vehicle. The driver then started to drive off again before coming to a stop a short distance later


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