Greeley Man Killed in Crash Near Sterling Cause by Severe Weather
We've all been in that terrifying situation: You are in a rainstorm and you temporarily lose control of your vehicle. A Greeley man was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon east of Sterling after his truck apparently hydroplaned during a heavy rain storm.
According to the Greeley Tribune, 37-year-old Shawn Wilbanks was driving east on I-76 into when he crossed a large amount of standing water around mile marker 125 and his car went into a skid. The vehicle rolled two and a half times.
Despite wearing a seatbelt, Wilbanks was declared dead on scene. Troopers say they do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to family in Friends.
What to Do When Your Car Hydroplanes
This YouTube video show how to avoid hydroplaning in a rain storm: