LANDER, Wyo. (KIFI) - A fatal crash occurred around milepost three on Wyoming 131 south of Lander, Wyoming Saturday.
At 8:30 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a one-vehicle rollover.
A 2004 Porsche Boxster was northbound on Wyoming 131 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve to the right. The Porsche exited the roadway and overturned before colliding with a tree.
The driver of the Porsche has been identified as 29-year-old Colordao resident Edward G. Marovich. Marovich was wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. The passenger has been identified as 32-year-old California resident Rinaudo Ciara. Ciara was wearing a seatbelt and transported to Sage West for injuries sustained in the crash.
Speed is being investigated as a potential contributing factor.
This is the 78th fatality on Wyoming's roadways in 2021 compared to 87 in 2020, 110 in 2019, and 75 in 2018 to date.