Speed Believed to be the Factor in Fatal Crash along US 287

On Saturday September 2nd at approximately 4:16 am Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash at mile post 5 along US 287.

Reports show the driver was southbound on US 287 on a left hand curve, slightly downgrade, at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle left the lane of travel, crossing the rumble strips which caused the driver to over correct to the left. The vehicle crossed the northbound lane and left the roadway.

The vehicle struck a delineator, right of way fence, and jumped a ditch.

The vehicle then went through trees and crossed a small creek. When the vehicle landed, it began to turn counterclockwise and began to roll.

The vehicle rolled 1.5 times, coming to rest on it's roof. The driver was ejected during the roll and died on scene.

The driver has been identified as twenty-three-year Brodie Schneider.

Reports show speed to be a contriubting factor in the crash. He was not wearing at seat belt at the time of the crash.