Preteen Girl Killed in Friday's Crash on 395 North of Reno

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RENO, NV - The Nevada Highway Patrol has released the name of the girl killed Interstate 395 north of Reno Friday night.

It happened just after 9:20PM in the southbound lanes just south of the Lemmon Valley exit. The investigation shows the driver of a white BMW hit 12-year-old Brittney Bessey when she tried to cross the road on foot.

Investigators don't know why the girl was trying to cross the road.

If anyone witnessed this accident, or has information regarding it, they are urged to contact Trooped Michael Stapledon with the Major Accident Investigation Team at 775-689-4623 regarding accident #130208046, or contact the Department of Public Safety communication center at 775-687-0400.