Cody couple dies in crash on Clarks Fork Canyon trail

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A Cody couple died Friday afternoon when their off-road vehicle tumbled down a steep portion of the Morrison Jeep Trail in the Clarks Fork Canyon. Allen Heald Phillips, 69, and his wife Annette, 66, were ascending the trail with a group of friends around 2 p.m. when the fatal crash occurred. "While no one actually witnessed the crash, statements from the Phillips’ companions and evidence at the scene indicated that the couple had attempted to negotiate a hairpin turn in the trail and took the switchback too wide," Park County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lance Mathess said in a Saturday news release. "They then attempted to back up to get a better angle on the turn but in doing so, accidentally backed over the edge and tumbled down four levels of the...

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