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Driver killed after failing to negotiate curve in the road

Wyoming Highway Patrol has released information on a rollover accident that took place recently on New Haven Road.

The crash claimed the life of 29-year-old Wyoming resident Michael Wood. No town of residence was listed in the report.

The accident took place at 8:50 a.m. on September 21 at milepost .25. According to Wyoming Highway Patrol information, Wood was traveling east on New Haven Road when he failed to negotiate a right-hand curve in the roadway.

Wood’s pickup drifted into the oncoming traffic lane, where he overcorrected back to the right. The vehicle exited the roadway, where it trip...