Man Arrested in Death of Teen Friend in Galena Crash

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, NV - Washoe County sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in a fatal crash off the Mount Rose Highway last year.

19-year-old Justin Sigstad is in the Washoe County jail, accused of driving under the influence causing death, driving under the influence causing substantial bodily harm, reckless driving resulting in death or substantial bodily harm and minor in possession of alcohol.

He was arrested last month in connection with being a minor with alcohol at a party, and that's when investigators wrapped their investigation into charges related to the 2011 crash.

That crash happened November 7th in the Galena Creek area. Deputies believe Sigstad was speeding and had been drinking while driving a truck with two teen friends, and went off the road. 17-year-old Bryce Conway was killed.


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