Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Crash Identified

Nevada Highway Patrol has released the name of a woman killed in a head-on wrong way crash on I-80. It happened between Mogul and Verdi just after midnight July 4th. 39-year-old Sarah Brand of Sacramento was killed in the crash. Preliminary NHP investigation indicates the driver of a Kia sedan was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of 80, east of the Verdi exit. The Kia hit a westbound Mercedes SUV head-on. Brand was a passenger in the Kia. The driver of the Kia was seriously hurt and taken to a hospital; both people in the Mercedes sustained minor injuries, according to NHP.