Teen dies in Carson City rollover
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.
Fatal Rollover Crash: Approx 11:48pm Tuesday night, IR-580 N/B @ Fairview in Carson City. Silver Jeep w/ three teenagers. One teen was ejected (no seat belt) and succumbed to injuries from crash. Two other teens transported to area hospital with unknown injuries. #DriveSafeNevada— Nevada State Police Highway Patrol Northern Comm (@NVStatePolice_N) June 15, 2022
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