Wells, NV (April 21, 2020) – Two men from West Wendover, Nevada were killed following a rollover accident on Sunday morning, April 19th. The crash occurred on I-80 near Wells at around 6:15 p.m. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, Joshua Cook, 32, and Christopher J. Marriott, 34, were traveling east in a Toyota pickup truck on the highway when their vehicle overturned two miles outside of Wells.
The driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to rollover. Both parties were unrestrained and ejected from the vehicle. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities believe intoxication was involved. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Rollover Accidents in Nevada
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