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Wyoming woman dies in fatal crash near Thermopolis

February 9, 2019

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a 37-year-old woman has died after a car crash on Wyoming 120.

Authorities say the driver of a Honda Pilot was traveling north near Thermopolis on Thursday afternoon. The driver attempted to turn into a driveway along the road and collided with a Ford pick-up truck that was driving south.

The driver of the Honda, Candis Peterson of Thermopolis, died at the scene of the crash. A child in the car was taken to a hospital.

The driver of the Ford, a 61-year-old man from Billings, Montana, also was taken to a hospital.

According to Wyoming Highway Patrol, Peterson’s death is the 16th fatality on Wyoming highways this year.

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