December 18, 2014
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev. (AP) - A mechanical failure may have helped caused a rollover accident that killed one Battle Mountain teenager and injured three others about four miles east of Battle Mountain.
Turner Price was headed east on Frontage Road 401 just before 7 p.m. Wednesday when the 1996 Ford Explorer he was driving rotated clockwise, went into a broadside skid and overturned.
The Nevada Highway Patrol says the 17-year-old was partially ejected and killed. The three others suffered minor injuries - 14-year-old Casey Stewart and 15-year-old Daryl Raglund of Battle Mountain and 15-year-old Andrea Fagg of Fernley.
The patrol says none of the four was wearing seat belts. It says a preliminary investigation reveals a mechanical failure may have contributed to the accident but no other details have been released.
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