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Gillette man jailed for sixth DUI

A Gillette man has given a sentence of up to six years after pleading guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol – with five prior known convictions for the same offense – after crashing his vehicle on I-90.

On February 24, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to assist Wyoming Highway Patrol with a one-vehicle crash at milepost 185 of I-90 just after 7 p.m. He reports that the vehicle had driven off the road and struck the guard rail, ending up in the median eastbound.

The deputy reported that he observed a male subject as he was walking across the interstate from the vehicl...