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A head-on crash Saturday night on Wyoming Boulevard killed a Mills man, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Matthew Sciole, 30, was driving west when he crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with another car, according to the highway patrol. Sciole was transported to Wyoming Medical Center, where he later died.

The driver of the other car, Casper resident Charles Raines, 19, was injured and transported to Wyoming Medical Center. The extent of his injuries was not made clear.

Driver impairment by Sciole is being investigated as a possible contributing factor, according to the highway patrol.

The two vehicles collided near Southeast Wyoming Boulevard's intersection with South McKinley Street. Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area around 10 p.m.

Both men were wearing seat belts.

Thus far in 2019, 92 people have died on Wyoming roads. That number is up by about a third compared to the average number of deaths to this point over the past five years. 

Editor's note: The Star-Tribune initially withheld Sciole's name from this story, as it sought more information after a local news site said the family asked for his name to be withheld. A highway patrol representative told the Star-Tribune on Monday morning that the family had been properly notified of Sciole's death, and the newspaper has chosen to publish the name.

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