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19 year-old dead in rollover crash near Battle Mountain, NV

Nevada State Police troopers are investigating a fatal truck rollover accident that occurred east of Battle Mountain on Wednesday, just before 5 a.m. on frontage road 02. A preliminary investigation determined that the driver of a black Ford Ranger was heading east on the frontage road when they swerved off the roadway in a curve, eventually overturning the truck. 19-year-old Arturo Arrellano, the only person inside the truck, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle, resulting in his death at the scene. Troopers suspect impairment was a contributing factor in the accident, and the investigation is ongoing.

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June 09, 2023

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