A head-on collision 14 miles south of Laramie on U.S. Hwy 287 has resulted in the death of one person.

Around 8:10 a.m. Thursday, Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to the call. Lt. Mike Simmons, who was on the scene, said that a pick-up truck headed northbound lost control, entered the southbound lane and hit a semi-truck head-on.

The highway had been closed while emergency services tended to the scene, but was re-opened around 2:10 p.m.

WYDOT and the Highway Patrol confirmed the fatality Thursday afternoon.

The name of the driver that was killed has not yet been released.

Laramie Live will update this story as more information becomes available.

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