A 26 year old Fort Lupton, Colorado man died as the result of injuries suffered in a crash on I-25 near Wheatland Friday.
According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, troopers were dispatched to the area of milepost 78 for a one-vehicle rollover just after 10 a.m. on Friday.
A 2005 Jeep Liberty was traveling northbound on I-25 when the driver lost control of the vehicle due to an apparent tire issue. The Patrol says the Jeep exited the right side of the roadway and overturned.
The driver of the Jeep was identified as Mariano Solis of Fort Lupton, Colorado. Solis was wearing his seatbelt but succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.
The Patrol says equipment failure is being investigated as a possible contributing factor.