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Accident claims young man's life

A traffic accident claimed the life of a young Moorcroft resident last week. The teenager was traveling near Pine Haven when his vehicle left the road and rolled over.

According to Wyoming Highway Patrol’s accident report, the incident took place just south of the intersection with Wyoming Highway 113 on Liberty Lane, a gravel county road.

The vehicle left the roadway to the left for a short distance before re-entering the roadway. The 17-year-old driver is believed to have overcorrected, which caused the vehicle to rotate counterclockwise and leave the roadway to the left in a slide.

The vehi...

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