Driver Killed in 395 Accident, NHP Releases Name

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

UPDATE, Sunday:
Reno, Nev. -- The Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) has released the name of the man killed in Saturday night's rollover crash on 395 near Copperfield. 54-year-old Ken W. Rodgers of Sacramento was driving the SUV but not wearing a seat belt when it rolled. He was ejected and emergency workers pronounced him dead at the scene.

Investigators still suspect alcohol was a factor in the accident.

If you have more information, please call Trooper Scott Morron of the Major Accident Investigation Team at (775) 689-4625 regarding case number NHP-130202102.

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RENO, Nev - Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal accident near Stead.

Troopers say a grey SUV was headed south on 395 when it left the roadway Saturday night. The vehicle ran off the road to the right, overturned and ejected the driver, who died. The truck then came to rest near old Virginia and Copperfield.

It is unknown what caused the driver to lose control, but troopers say alcohol is suspected to be a factor.


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