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Sunset man killed in Wyoming crash; Salt Lake woman injured

One Utah resident was killed and another airlifted to a hospital after a rollover Tuesday in central Wyoming.
One Utah resident was killed and another airlifted to a hospital after a rollover Tuesday in central Wyoming.
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SALT LAKE CITY — One Utah resident was killed and another airlifted to a hospital after a rollover Tuesday in central Wyoming.

Police said Parish Hansen, of Sunset, was southbound on U.S. 287 shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday when the 2007 Nissan Sentra he was in veered to the right side of the roadway and then rolled after over-correcting to the left.

Hansen, 27, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected, the Wyoming Highway Patrol said in a statement. He died at the scene.

Kristen Cooper, of Salt Lake City, was also not wearing a seat belt and ejected in the crash, investigators said.

Cooper, 30, was airlifted to Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Her exact condition wasn't immediately released.

The Sentra came to rest on the northbound shoulder of the roadway.

The highway patrol said investigators weren't immediately sure who was driving the Sentra. Impaired driving and improper lane use are possible factors in the rollover, according to the highway patrol.

The site of the crash is about 41 miles north of Rawlins, Wyoming.