Man killed in truck accident near the Rim
David R. Miller from Pocatello, Idaho
April 9, 2007
A Pocatello, Idaho, man was killed on Thursday, April 5th, in a roll-over accident near the Rim on U.S. Highway 191, approximately twelve miles south of Bondurant in Sublette County.
Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that David R. Miller, age 52, was northbound on US 191 traveling on dry and clear roads. The accident occurred around 7:05 am. Miller was operating his truck-tractor combination unit downhill in a series of curves on the north side of an area known locally as “The Rim”. As his combination entered a left curve in the roadway near milepost 132, Miller was unable to negotiate the curve. His vehicle went off the right side of the roadway going into the barrow pit where it then rolled one time coming to rest on its roof. Miller was pulling a semi-trailer belonging to Doug Andrus Distributing LLC which was loaded with construction supplies.
Miller was wearing a seat belt. He died at the scene. No other vehicles or people were involved in this accident. Follow-up inquiries may be directed to: Sgt. Stephen Townsend, Wyoming Highway Patrol, (307)777-4306.