Yesterday’s crash on the Rim killed both drivers

SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYO – Sublette County Sheriff’s Office and Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to a head-on vehicle accident near the Rim yesterday afternoon as first reported by Buckrail.

Marion Robinson (Facebook)

On Monday, January 28, at approximately 4:30pm, Sublette County Dispatch received reports of a two-vehicle crash near mile marker 132 on Highway 191. Sublette County Deputies along with Wyoming Highway Patrol, Sublette County EMS and Sublette County Unified Fire responded to the scene. US Highway 191 was closed to traffic in both directions between Daniel and Hoback Junction for approximately four hours for scene safety, first responder safety, and to allow the life flight helicopter to land.

Upon arrival first responders began CPR on a male driver in the first vehicle later identified as Marion Robinson, 44, of Bedford, Wyoming. Also in the vehicle was an 11-year-old passenger who was transported to Jackson by ambulance from the scene. The juvenile was treated at St. Johns Medical Center and released to a family member. All resuscitative efforts were unsuccessful and Robinson was pronounced deceased on scene.

Mary Ann Menster (Facebook)

The female driver of the second vehicle was identified as 62-year-old Mary Ann Menster of Pinedale, Wyoming. Menster was life-flighted from the scene to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls due to the severity of her injuries. Menster succumbed to those injuries after she arrived at the hospital.

The investigation of the crash is being conducted by Wyoming Highway Patrol. Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, Wyoming Highway Patrol and Buckrail would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Mr. Robinson and Ms. Menster.

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