Two killed in I-580 crash

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Updated: 4/06 5:36 pm
UPDATE--- Nevada Highway Patrol tells News 4 that the passenger of the 71-year-old's car is in stable condition at Renown.
The victims have not been identified at this time.

Stay tuned to News 4 as the story develops.
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Reno, NV (MYNEWS4.com & KRNV)-- Two people are confirmed dead after a crash early Saturday morning.

Nevada Highway Patrol responded to the scene at 3:26am on reports of a fatal accident involving a 22-year-old and a 71-year-old male.

According to NHP, the 22-year-old victim driving a red honda entered the freeway southbound driving the wrong direction, when the driver of the red Nissan going northbound collided head on with the other victim.

Both drivers were pronounced dead on scene. A passenger of the red Nissan was transported to Renown, her condition is unknown.
The investigation is ongoing and alcohol is believed to be a factor.

Stay with News 4 for further details.
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Kramer - 4/6/2014 4:11 PM
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One may infer from the garbled reporting and TV gargling that the drunk went east under the freeway at the Plumb multi-plex, and then drove Up the curvy Off-ramp into opposing traffic. That would be headed South into the NBound traffic. Oops, missed all the striping. NDOT: Y not put in color-coded Bumpy reflectors, drunks can't read anyway.

willitojr - 4/6/2014 10:39 AM
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I saw the scene as I was southbound of I580 that morning heading to Dayton. So sad for the victims.

Renosuz - 4/5/2014 3:14 PM
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My husband and I passed this this morning on our way to work and the accident happened in the northbound lanes..the NHP had the northbound lanes closed at the Moana exit and we had to go up Terminal to get back on to the freeway and drove right past where the accident happened so the way this article is written is incorrect...

mynews4 - 4/5/2014 2:33 PM
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According to RGJ.com, Ktvn.com, and Kolotv.com, the 22 yr old in the Red Honda was the wrong way driver. This article states the opposite????

Breckenridge - 4/5/2014 1:59 PM
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Don't s'pose we know the on/off ramp, eh?
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