Arrest in Golden Valley head-on crash that killed one

Roberto Ramirez-Martinez and the scene of a fatal crash on East Golden Valley Drive.
Roberto Ramirez-Martinez and the scene of a fatal crash on East Golden Valley Drive.(Washoe County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jun. 5, 2022 at 10:27 AM PDT|Updated: Jun. 5, 2022 at 3:27 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -One person died after a head-on crash early Sunday in Golden Valley, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies arrested Roberto Ramirez-Martinez, 25, of Sparks on a charge of felony driving under the influence causing death.

The crash happened about 1:30 a.m. at East Golden valley Road and Spearhead Way.

There was only the driver in each vehicle involved, the sheriff’s office said.

One driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and died, the sheriff’s office said. That person has not been identified.

Part of Golden Valley Road was closed for an investigation until about 7:30 a.m.

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