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Ten Sleep man dies in snowmobile crash

 

March 14, 2017



JACKSON (AP) — A Ten Sleep man has died in a snowmobile crash near Togwotee Pass in northwestern Wyoming.

Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Andy Jackson said Gerald E. Walters of Ten Sleep went off a snowbank on Sunday afternoon at 2:20 p.m. and landed on US Highway 26 about 6 miles east of Togwotee Mountain Lodge, 22 miles east Moran Junction.

Walters was snowmobiling with a group of family and friends, Jackson said.

Walters was operating a 2007 Polaris RMK600 snowmobile in the snow flats on top of Togwotee Pass. Based on evidence on scene, Walters did not realize the highway was approach...



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