Man dies after hitting debris in road and losing control of car

Published: May. 16, 2022 at 3:19 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Nevada State Police said a man who died in a crash on I-80 near the I-580 interchange had hit debris in the road moments before losing control of his car.

The crash happened Sunday, May 8, 2022 around 4 a.m.

Preliminary investigation shows 27-year-old Arturo Espinosa was driving a black 2009 Pontiac G6 sedan east on I-80 approaching the I-580 ramp. Espinosa hit debris in the road, lost control, and hit a roadway sign, then a light pole. Troopers said Espinosa was not wearing a seatbelt.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

If anyone has any information about this crash, you are asked to send an email to and reference case #220500481.

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