Motorcycle accident claims life of Reno man

A Reno man was killed in an accident Monday on Mt. Rose Highway.

Freddie E. Bartlett, 21, was driving a Suzuki motorcycle east on State Route 431 when he lost control around 4:15 p.m. The Suzuki crossed into the path of a 2000 GMC sport utility vehicle, hitting it head on.

Bartlett was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the GMC, Brian Matson, 33, of Reno, was taken to Incline Village Health Center with minor injuries.

Bartlett was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The accident is under investigation.


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