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S. McCarran Boulevard reopens after deadly overnight crash

Reno Police investigate a deadly crash at S. McCarran Boulevard and Lakeside Drive on Oct. 22,...
Reno Police investigate a deadly crash at S. McCarran Boulevard and Lakeside Drive on Oct. 22, 2021(KOLO)
Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 3:39 AM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - 7:50 A.M. UPDATE: Reno Police say one driver was ejected and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The passenger of the same vehicle sustained a fatal injury and died at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle sustained no injury and remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Investigators say alcohol, speed and a red light violation are factors in the crash.

According to police, no arrests have been made pending a complete investigation.

The names of those involved are not being released at this time.

7:05 A.M. UPDATE: All lanes of McCarran Boulevard are back open. Lakeside Drive remains closed between McCarran and Fernleaf.

ORIGINAL CRASH: One person is dead after a crash in south Reno early Friday morning. It happened around 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of S. McCarran Boulevard and Lakeside Drive.

A white car and black pickup collided, rolling the car. One person in the car was killed. Another person involved in the crash was taken to the hospital.

Officers are working to determine if alcohol or speed were factors, and if one of the vehicles ran a red light.

S. McCarran was closed from Plumas Street to Talbot Lane while crews worked to clear the scene.

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