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Engine trouble leads to fatal crash on I-90

A Moorcroft resident was killed on Tuesday in a vehicle crash that took place on the interstate near Moorcroft. The crash occurred when a passenger vehicle collided with a semi truck that was experiencing engine troubles.

The incident took place at around 8:58 a.m. on February 22, at milepost 162 eastbound. A semi truck combination was traveling eastbound in the right lane at around 30 to 40 mph with its hazard lights activated due to engine troubles, says Lt. Tim Boumeester, Wyoming Highway Patrol.

A passenger vehicle was also traveling eastbound, behind the semi. The driver stated following...