REVISION: Motorcycle Crash Near Wheatland, 1 Dead, 1 Injured
A Colorado woman died in a motorcycle accident near Wheatland around 12:40 AM on Saturday, October 22nd.
Angela Mills, 41, of Colorado, was riding with Dustin Parks, 38, when the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and exited the roadway, striking a wooden post and a temporary construction sign, according to a Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) report.
The crash happened near milepost 81.6. The driver was northbound on Swanson road, near the intersection with Rompoon Road.
According to the report, The motorcycle lost control and slid across the roadway. Both driver and passenger were separated from the motorcycle.
Jeremy Beck, Sergeant at the Wyoming Highway Patrol, said Parks was taken to Platte County Memorial Hospitol in Wheatland. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.