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38-Year-Old Female Driver Killed in Solo-Car Crash on Interstate 580

RENO, NV (June 8, 2021) – 38-year-old Nicole Gaugh of Reno, was killed Thursday morning following a rollover accident on Interstate 580.

The fatal accident happened just after 1:30 a.m., on June 3. Officers arrived near the I-580 north off-ramp near south Virginia Street.

According to authorities, Nicole Gaugh was driving north on Virginia. For unknown reasons, she turned into the Burger King parking lot and rolled over.

When police arrived, they discovered the woman trapped beneath the car. Crews rescued her and transported her to a nearby hospital, where she died as a result of her injuries.

According to authorities, speed appears to have played a role in the crash. However, an active investigation to determine further details remains ongoing.

Moreover, officials shut down the I-580 north off-ramp while investigation took place.

Once available, more information will be released to the public.


The attorneys at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Nicole Gaugh.


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