Tragedy claims woman in Grand Teton National Park

A tragic accident in Grand Teton National Park claimed the life of a woman on Tuesday.
At about 11 a.m a call came into the Teton Interagency Dispatch Center reporting a motor vehicle accident on Highway 89 in the park. Rangers rushed to the scene and to find a collision between an SUV and a semi-trailer truck near thenTeton Point Turnout.
Two occupants were in the SUV and were transported by ambulance to St. John’s Medical Center where Pamela Paltridge, of Australia, died from her injuries. The second occupant of the SUV was treated and released.
The semi-truck driver was treated at the scene and released.
Wyoming Highway Patrol is conducting the investigation into the accident.
Grand Teton National Park rangers were assisted by Wyoming Highway Patrol, Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, and Teton County Sheriff’s Office. The park and all those involved extended their condolences to the Paltridge family and friends.
It is the 113th fatality on Wyoming highways in 2022.