A driver was killed and his passenger injured after the car they were traveling in went off Interstate 25 and collided head-on with a tree, the Wyoming Highway Patrol says.

It happened around 5:49 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, near mile marker 116, about five miles north of Glendo.

According to a fatality crash summary, 49-year-old Colorado resident Zachary Bowman was driving south when he went off the left side of the interstate, over-corrected to the right, and went off the right side of the interstate.

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"The driver again over-corrected back to the roadway and the vehicle began a passenger side leading slide down a steep embankment," the summary reads. "The vehicle tripped and rolled one complete time and collided head-on with a tree."

Bowman was not wearing his seat belt and died from his injuries.

His passenger was also reportedly injured in the crash but the summary did not say to what extent.

The summary says speed and driver inattention possibly contributed to the crash.

Bowman is the 23rd reported person to die on Wyoming's highways in 2023 compared to 12 in 2022, 17 in 2021, seven in 2020, and 18 in 2019 to date.

2022's Deadliest Wyoming County by Traffic Deaths

While car crashes can occur anywhere, some roads in Wyoming are more dangerous than others.

According to Wyoming Highway Patrol data, there were 117 fatal crashes in the Cowboy State in 2022 resulting in 133 deaths.

Of those fatal crashes, the majority (13.68%) occurred in Laramie County -- two in January, one in February, one in March, two in April, one in June, two in July, three in August, two in September, one in November, and one in December.

Sweetwater County saw the second most fatal crashes last year, 12, while Fremont and Lincoln counties each saw 10.

Albany and Park counties each recorded eight, and Campbell, Converse, and Natrona counties each tallied seven.

The deadliest 2022 crash in Laramie County took place on June 17 when two semis collided on Interstate 80 east of Cheyenne and immediately became engulfed in flames killing both drivers and a passenger.

Laramie County also saw two fatal crashes involving motorcyclists, two fatal crashes involving juveniles, and a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last year.

Below is the Wyoming Highway Patrol narrative of every fatal crash that occurred in Laramie County in 2022.