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Woman driving wrong way on Interstate 80 dies in crash

RENO – A wrong-way driver has been killed in a crash on Interstate 80 about 20 miles east of Reno.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says a woman somehow ended up driving westbound in the eastbound lanes when the accident occurred 9 p.m. Saturday near Painted Rock.

The victim’s name wasn’t released.

Troopers had no other immediate details, but say the 9 p.m. accident is under investigation.

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