AFTON (WNE) — A two vehicle accident that occurred on Friday, Nov. 2 has claimed the lives of three Star Valley men. The accident occurred near Mile Post 105.1 on U.S. Highway 89 just after 6 p.m.
According to reports by the Wyoming Highway Patrol, a Chevy 3500 Pickup Truck was northbound at the time of the accident. A Ford F250 was southbound.
“According to witnesses, the northbound vehicle crossed into the southbound lane,” said Lt. Kyle McKay of the Wyoming Highway Patrol. “The vehicles met head-on. All three occupants succumbed to their injuries and died at the scene. They required extraction from the vehicles. No seatbelts were in use. Alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor in this crash.”
Those killed in the accident include: Michael Petrosine, 43, of Thayne; Tyler Keehn, 25, of Afton; and Robin Kelly Lish, 43, of Afton.