Teen killed in rollover

By on June 9, 2013
Sydney Judge

Sydney Judge

JACKSON HOLE, WYO - JH Weekly has been able to confirm the death of Sydney Lee Judge, 16, after a rollover accident on Highway 89/191 south of town just before 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Judge was traveling southbound on the highway with a load of hay when the truck she was operating overturned coming down the hill near Old West Cabins. Details of the accident were not available Sunday night. Deputy Coroner Dave Hodges confirmed Judge was pronounced dead at the scene. She was alone in the vehicle. Preliminary cause of death is significant blunt force trauma to the head. Additional tests are scheduled for Monday.

Sydney was former Teton County rodeo royalty and a member of the high school rodeo club. She was the daughter of Tom and Lee Judge of Hog Island.

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5 Comments

  1. Phillip

    June 9, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    Shucks. That sucks.

    Best wishes to the family.

    If ya go hauling a load of hay, there’s just something nit right with the World.

  2. Chris Christian

    June 10, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    I am so sorry to hear this. My sincere condolences to family and friends.

  3. Destination unknown

    June 10, 2013 at 9:17 pm

    My prayers are with you

  4. Anonyholic II

    June 11, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    Prayers and more prayers to the Judge and Kortum families. Their friends and all parents are hurting right now.

  5. Jody Garland

    June 13, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    This is just heartbreaking. I’ve made requests to WYDOT to change that Game Creek intersection so the through traffic passing on the right has more room. It’s such a bad spot after coming down that long hill. Probably not her fault at all. There are just not enough words to console the family for the loss of a girl like her. I’m so, so sorry.

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