Riverton pedestrian struck and killed early Monday morning
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle resulted in the death of 34 year old Ivan R. Pine of Riverton, Wyoming on September 1st. The crash occurred at 12:15 a.m. at mile post 112 on WY 789 approximately five miles north of Riverton.
Mr. Pine was walking south in the southbound lane of travel of WY 789 wearing dark colored clothing when he was struck from behind by a 2011 Dodge Charger that was traveling south and was being driven by a teenage juvenile. Mr. Pine sustained fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced deceased on scene.
The contributing factor in this crash is still under investigation and marks the 101st fatal crash on Wyoming highways for 2014.
–Provided by Wyoming Highway Patrol