Head on collision leaves Wyoming woman dead

WRIGHT, Wyo. (KEVN) - A Wright woman is dead following a crash on a Wyoming Highway. Thursday, Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a two-vehicle collision at mile marker 83 on Wyoming Highway 59.

Officials say 31-year-old Kaycee Smelser of Gillette was driving south in a 2014 Dodge Ram pickup. Smelser lost control of the vehicle due to icy road conditions. The pickup crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a Dodge Journey, driven by 26-year-old Jessica De Najera of Wright.

De Najera was transported to Campbell County Memorial Hospital where she died. Smelser was also transported to the hospital.

This is the third highway fatality in Wyoming for 2018.

The crash remains under investigation.