Charles V Smith (48) of Moorcroft WY, was eastbound on WYO 113. Conditions at the time of the crash were icy roadway and blowing snow. Smith lost control of his vehicle and it crossed the center line going into the westbound lane. Smith then over corrected the vehicles steering which caused the vehicle cross back over the center line going back into the eastbound lane of travel. The vehicle went off the roadway in a broadside slide where it then rolled 1 ½ times going over the right-of-way fence. Smith was not wearing a seat belt and during the rollover was totally ejected from the cab of the pickup.
Troopers investigating this crash attribute speed too fast for the existing conditions as the contributing factor in this fatal crash. The crash happened about 10:03 pm on March 17, 2013. The crash occurred about 3 miles west of Pine Haven in Crook County.