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Teen Dies in Accident Near Cody

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CODY, Wyo. -

A fatal accident claimed the life of a teen over the weekend.

A spokesperson for the Wyoming Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Skyler Gabel was going west on the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway when he went off the road Saturday around 5:15 in the afternoon.

His pick-up truck flipped several times. A trooper says Gabel was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the cab and died at the scene.

The trooper believes speed and possible alcohol use were factors in the crash.