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Mon April 5, 2004
One Vehicle Roll Overs Fatal
Laramie, Wy – Drivers in Wyoming continue to die in one vehicle roll overs. Sergeant Troy Mclees says drivers that leave the roadway try to over correct and get back on the road when they don't need to. He says most highways are designed to allow someone to drive off the side. The good news is more Wyomingites are wearing their seatbelts. He credits people for recognizing that safety belts can save lives, but also says enhanced enforcement is helping too.
A total of 27 people died on the state's roads in the first three months of the year. That's up four from the same time period in 2003. Mclees says that's partly due to more one vehicle roll overs.