December 19, 2014
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.