Driver dies on I-80 after sustaining medical episode

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LOCKWOOD, Nev. (KOLO) A man who was found dead after crashing into a guardrail along I-80 westbound near Lockwood likely sustained a medical episode, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

It happened around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Trooper Matt McLaughlin says the man was driving a Toyota pickup and crashed into the guardrail. McLaughlin says it appears the man died from the medical episode, not the crash. The man was pronounced dead on scene.

No other vehicles were involved. One westbound lane is currently shut down.