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Man Dies in Teton Pass Crash

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0  Updated at 2:57 pm, October 2nd, 2012 By: News Idaho
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(WILSON, Wyo.) – An Oregon man was killed Sunday night when his brakes failed while descending the eastbound side of Teton Pass. 36-year-old Jay P. Winn was pulling a car crusher with his semi truck when the brakes went out on a 10 percent grade. Winn lost control as the truck approached a left-hand curve, causing him to go down an embankment and roll. Police say Winn was wearing a seat belt but died at the scene. The crash caused a closure on both sides of Wyoming Highway 22 for about two hours.