A trucker is dead after flipping their rig on an Interstate 80 exit ramp early Friday morning, the Wyoming Highway Patrol says.

The crash happened around 1:23 a.m. at exit 89 in Green River.

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According to a fatality crash summary, 54-year-old Michigan resident Loren Brisco was exiting westbound I-80 when Brisco failed to negotiate the right-hand curve of the exit ramp.

"The vehicle continued into the borrow ditch where the driver overcorrected back to the right, which caused the vehicle to flip onto the driver's side," the summary reads.

Brisco was not wearing a seat belt and died in the rollover.

The summary lists speed as a possible contributing factor.

Of the 92 people who have died on Wyoming's highways so far this year, 22, or 23.91%, have died in crashes on I-80.


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2022's Deadliest Wyoming County by Traffic Deaths

While car crashes can occur anywhere, some roads in Wyoming are more dangerous than others.

According to Wyoming Highway Patrol data, there were 117 fatal crashes in the Cowboy State in 2022 resulting in 133 deaths.

Of those fatal crashes, the majority (13.68%) occurred in Laramie County -- two in January, one in February, one in March, two in April, one in June, two in July, three in August, two in September, one in November, and one in December.

Sweetwater County saw the second most fatal crashes last year, 12, while Fremont and Lincoln counties each saw 10.

Albany and Park counties each recorded eight, and Campbell, Converse, and Natrona counties each tallied seven.

The deadliest 2022 crash in Laramie County took place on June 17 when two semis collided on Interstate 80 east of Cheyenne and immediately became engulfed in flames killing both drivers and a passenger.

Laramie County also saw two fatal crashes involving motorcyclists, two fatal crashes involving juveniles, and a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last year.

Below is the Wyoming Highway Patrol narrative of every fatal crash that occurred in Laramie County in 2022.