Woman identified in fatal crash on U.S. 50 in Carson City

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) - A woman killed in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 50 in Carson City has been identified.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says 92-year-old Virginia Baronian of Carson City was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the car she was riding in after the driver ran a red light, and crashed into two other vehicles.

It happened Tuesday, September 10, 2019 just after 6PM.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says Baronian was riding in a Chevrolet Impala that was headed eastbound on U.S. 50, approaching Airport Road, when the driver ran a red light, hitting a Hyundai Santa Fe SUV and a Honda Odyssey minivan.

Baronian was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Officials have not released information about the driver of the Impala or whether they will face any charges.

NHP says the other people involved in the crash did sustain varying injuries. Another passenger in the backseat of the Impala was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries; the driver of the Santa Fe did receive medical attention, but it is unknown the severity of their injuries; two passengers in the Santa Fe were treated for non-life-threatening injuries; and the driver of the Odyssey claimed injuries of unknown severity.

Both eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. 50 were shut down until about 10:30PM.

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