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Two Campbell County residents killed in Thursday morning crash

GILLETTE (WNE) — Two Gillette residents were killed in a two-car crash about 9 a.m. Thursday about 34 miles south of Gillette on Highway 59 near Breene Road.

A Ford E-350 with seven people inside was headed southbound on Highway 59 when it rotated counterclockwise due to the snow and ice on the road and went into the opposite lane, said Wyoming Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeremy Beck.

A 33-year-old man in a Ford F-150 was driving north and veered to the right to avoid a crash, but the two vehicles ended up colliding on the east shoulder of...