A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

Teens survive 25-foot drop off old railbed

Sep 21, 2012 - The Associated Press

ROCK SPRINGS -- Three students at Western Wyoming Community College survived a crash that occurred when they drove into a deep draw where a railroad bridge had been removed.

Sweetwater County Undersheriff Craig Jackson says the three were driving north of Rock Springs on an old railbed on Wednesday. The Chevrolet Blazer they were in fell nearly straight down about 25 feet when they reached a draw where the bridge had been removed.
 

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.