2 killed in crash near Torrington, Wyo.

TORRINGTON, Wyo. (KEVN) - Two men were killed in a head-on crash Sunday on US 85.

Killed are Neil Eldon Newman, 67, of Torrington, Wyo.; and 22-year-old Austin M. Walton of Knoxville, Tenn.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol said Newman, who was driving a pickup towing a trailer, swerved into the oncoming lane and hit Walton’s SUV. Walton was pronounced dead at the scene; Newman later died in a hospital.

Troopers are investigating excessive speed, driver inattention, and possible impairment as contributing factors to the crash.