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Woman killed in accident north of Tonopah

NHP PhotoA 2000 Mercury Mystique involved in a fatal rollover on Highway 95 north of Tonopah on Saturday.

A Tonopah woman was killed Saturday morning in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 95 in Esmeralda County.

The accident occurred 11:20 a.m. when a 2000 Mercury Mystique occupied by two people, was westbound on the two-lane highway.

The Mercury exited the north portion of the highway, overturned and ejected the passenger who sustained fatal injuries. The passenger was identified as 50-year-old Sandra Del Pilar Jensen of Tonopah.

Troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol were dispatched to the accident, which was about three miles north of Tonopah near mile marker 4.

Trooper Kevin Hendrix of the Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this tragic event. Witnesses or anyone with additional information are encouraged to contact him at (775) 721-9034 regarding case number NHP-120825991.