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Minnesota woman killed in crash on US 95 north of Beatty
Last Friday, May 26, Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol responded to a fatal accident on U.S. 95 north of Beatty at around 7:30 a.m. An investigation revealed that the driver of a silver 2009 Honda sedan had failed to maintain the travel lane and entered the dirt shoulder on the west side of the highway. The driver then overcorrected and reentered the highway, causing the car to rotate counterclockwise, veer onto the east side of the highway, go airborne, and overturn. The passenger, Cassandra Jeannine Bjork, 39, from Minneapolis, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. This brings the total number of fatalities from crashes in the NSP Southern Command’s jurisdiction to 38 in 34 crashes so far this year.
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