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2 teens killed in crash south of Thermopolis

March 19, 2019

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says two teens have died in a single car rollover south of Thermopolis.

The crash occurred about 1:10 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. 20 when a southbound car failed to negotiate a curve and went off the roadway and down a steep embankment.

The driver was identified as 17-year-old Kable Schroeder, of Thermopolis. Schroeder was wearing his seatbelt and was taken to Hot Springs Memorial Hospital where he died.

A passenger identified as 17-year-old Rylee Douglas, of Thermopolis, was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the crash scene.

The patrol says speed is being investigated as a contributing factor.

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