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Victim identified in Wyoming weekend motorcycle fatality

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The victim of a Sweetwater County motorcycle crash has been identified by State officials.

According to a preliminary crash summary from the Wyoming Department of Transportation, the deceased is 65 year old Kim Vase Willingham, a resident of Wyoming.

Willingham was further described as being a passenger on a motorcycle travelling Wyoming Highway 530, near the community of Green River, June 25, 2020.

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Officials say that they believe around 6:14 pm, the motorcycle was northbound on WY 530 when the rear tire came apart and failed.

Investigators say they think the motorcycle began to fishtail, and the driver lost control of the motorcycle. Willingham separated from the motorcycle, and was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the motorcycle was said to be injured, but details were not available.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.