Gardnerville man faces felony in fatal wreck
July 3, 2018
A Gardnerville man is facing charges related to a Jan. 6 fatal collision that happened in Carson City.
Nevada Highway Patrol troopers took Omar Adan Oronia-Camacho into custody in connection with the wreck.
Oronia-Camacho was taken into custody on June 8, according to NHP spokesman Trooper Matt McLaughlin
The collision took place on South Carson Street at Koontz Lane.
A black 1997 Ford F-150 being driven by Oronia-Camacho failed to stop at the red light while driving northbound on Carson Street.
He entered the intersection and struck the driver side of a silver 2004 Buick LeSabre which was preparing to turn left onto Carson Street from Koontz Lane on a green traffic signal. The driver, Rosemary Stroup, died as a result of the injuries she sustained from the crash.
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A felony bench warrant was issued by the Carson City Justice Court.