Fatal Crash Under Investigation After Pedestrian Hit

A fatal crash remains under investigation after a pedestrian was hit near Sheridan.

On December 17th at 12:25 am Wyoming highway patrol troopers were notified of a fatal crash occurred around milepost 25 on interstate 90 near Sheridan. A 2001 Peterbilt commercial truck was headed north on Interstate 90. The driver was unable to avoid colliding with a pedestrian in the roadway around milepost 25. An investigation is ongoing to obtain why the pedestrian was on the road. The commercial truck driver has been identified as 67-year-old Pearce Arizona resident Larry Dean. Dean was wearing his seat belt and was not injured in the crash. The pedestrian’s name is not being released at this time, pending a next of kin notification. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. The incident remains under investigation.