Details released in fatal July 2 motorcycle crash near Buffalo

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(Wyoming Highway Patrol, Facebook)

CASPER, Wyo —  Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Wyoming Department of Transportation have released details on a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred July 2 2020, on U.S. 16 near Buffalo.

Witness statements and evidence on scene indicated that 56-year-old Dave Hendley, a Wyoming resident, drove his Harley Davidson motorcycle drove across the centerline into oncoming traffic and collided with the fender of an oncoming GMC Sierra and the camper trailer it was pulling. The driver of the GMC stated he steered to the right to try and avoid a head-on collision. Evidence showed a front tire mark at the point of impact and no signs of the motorcycle braking or any other evasive actions.

Authorities believe Hendley may have been fatigued or asleep at the time of the accident, possibly due to a medical condition. He was not wearing a helmet. No one else was injured in the accident.

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Year Traffic deaths
(year to date)
Traffic deaths
total (Total for year
2014 69 150
2015 67 145
2016 45 112
2017 68 123
2018 47 111
2019 81 147
2020 45 45
Wyoming traffic fatality total by year (WYDOT)

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I love anything to do with Harley Davidson and have two beautiful children and a beautiful partner. In my spare time i like building websites and love anything to do with the internet.

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