On September 23rd, 2018 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 337 on Interstate 80 near Cheyenne, Wyoming. At 5:23 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one vehicle rollover.
A 2016 Freightliner semi-tractor and trailer was traveling westbound on Interstate 80. The driver of the vehicle failed to negotiate a right-hand curve and entered into the median of the highway. The driver attempted to correct the Freightliner back onto the highway, but over-corrected causing the Freightliner tip over onto the driver’s side. The Freightliner slid on the driver’s side where it came to rest.
The driver of the Freightliner has been identified as 60-year-old Dalton, Georgia resident Charles Mosteller. Mosteller was wearing his seatbelt, but succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.
This is the 81st fatality on Wyoming’s highways in 2018 compared to 109 in 2017, 89 in 2016, and 113 in 2015 to date.