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Turn lane longtime goal at site of fatal accident

Washoe Tribal officials have sought a center turn lane for years at the scene of Thursday morning’s fatal accident. Anyone making a left turn into either the Washoe Tribal offices or the Washoe Tribal Smokeshop must slow down in the travel lane. According to the Nevada Department of Transportation Sierra Corridor Study, the Washoe Tribe has also asked for a reduction in the speed limit. As of 5 p.m. Saturday, the Nevada Highway Patrol had yet to release the identity of the driver of a Ford Taurus, who was killed in the three-vehicle accident at the location south of Gardnerville. …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 20, 2013 06:24PM Published Jul 25, 2013 08:46AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.