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Woman Arrested on DUI Charge After Moped Crash

Demetria Ratchford3 years ago

A man is dead following a fatal collision at the intersection of Mae Ann and McCarren in Reno, Nevada early Tuesday morning.

Details of the Fatal Reno Collision

Police responded to the accident around 1:42. The officers reported that when they arrived, the driver of the moped was lying unconscious in the roadway.

The moped driver was heading westbound on Mae Anne, but he failed to stop at a red light at McCarran. A Dodge truck heading south on McCarran then struck the moped driver in the intersection.

The driver of the moped was pronounced dead at the Renown Medical Facility – his name has not been released.

The driver of the truck was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence. She was booked in the Washoe County Jail.

Investigations into the accident are ongoing.

National Auto Accident Statistics

Following information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 33,561 people were killed in auto accidents in 2012, marking a 3.3 percent increase from the 32,479 deaths recorded in 2011.
  • Additionally, another 2,362,000 people were injured in auto accidents – up from 2,217,000 in 2011.
  • Of those killed in traffic collisions:

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