Teen dies in Carson City rollover

(Allison Baker)
Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 12:19 PM PDT
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) - Nevada State Police released new information about a deadly rollover in Carson City.

It happened around 11:41 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, when the driver of a gray 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV was traveling north on I-580 approaching Fairview Drive.

For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the vehicle and the vehicle rolled. The 15-year-old Carson City resident in the front passenger seat, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead on scene.

A juvenile female in the rear passenger seat was taken to Renown via Care Flight with serious injuries. The driver, a male juvenile, had minor injuries and was not transported.

Troopers say speed is a factor, but the exact cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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