Motorcyclist killed in weekend crash

A fatal crash south of Gillette, Wyoming, on May 20th has resulted in the death of 62 year old Gillette resident Sherman Taylor. The crash occurred at 5:00 p.m. on the 20th near mile post 51 on Wyoming State Highway 50 approximately 51 miles south of Gillette. Mr. Taylor was riding a 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle traveling north on WY 50. While passing another northbound vehicle, the motorcycle left the highway to the west and crashed throwing Mr. Taylor from the motorcycle. Taylor, who was not wearing a helmet, sustained fatal injuries on scene. Mr. Taylor marked the 18th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2016. There were 47 fatalities during this same time period in 2015. #county17 #news