One Dead After Car Hits Tree on Baring

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SPARKS, NV - One person is dead after a crash on Baring Blvd.

Sparks police say the accident happened around 12:45 Tuesday morning, when a vehicle struck a tree in the median on Baring Blvd., east of Springland Dr.

Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, the vehicle, a silver 2004 Honda sedan, was going eastbound on Baring at a high rate of speed.

The driver, a 22-year-old Sparks man, lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the median, hit a small tree knocking it over, then hit a larger tree on the passenger side.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the driver is being held until family is notified.