Driver of pickup in pedestrian fatal on US 50 cooperating

October 11, 2018

MOUND HOUSE, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol says the driver of a pickup truck that hit and killed a pedestrian walking across U.S. Highway 50 in Mound House is cooperating with investigators.

The patrol said Thursday 41-year-old Manuel Jesus Sepulveda of Carson City was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 7 p.m. Monday on the highway between Carson City and Dayton.

The patrol says Sepulveda was walking northbound across the highway outside of a crosswalk when he walked into the path of a 2016 Ford F-150 pickup.

The accident shut down the highway for about three hours.

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating in the investigation.

Anyone with information should contact the patrol at 775-687-9649.

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