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Gillette woman charged with possession after crash

A Gillette woman has been bound over to District Court on a felony charge of possession after methamphetamine was found in her vehicle when she crashed on the interstate near Sundance.

On May 8, 2021, a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was notified of a single-vehicle crash on I-90 at milepost 178. He arrived on scene to find a vehicle with heavy front end damage pinned against the guardrail.

According to the trooper’s report, the driver was injured and seated in the passenger seat and was being rendered first aid by a passing motorist. The trooper assisted by placing a bandage on the driver’s a...