NHP seeking additional witnesses to road rage incident on Interstate 80

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Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

The Nevada Highway Patrol is looking for witnesses who may have seen a road rage incident Tuesday on Interstate 80 between USA Parkway and Fernley.

Troopers were dispatched between 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. to a road rage incident on eastbound Interstate 80 between USA Parkway and Fernley involving a gold GMC Yukon XL SUV and a blue Hyundai Tucson SUV. This road rage incident led to a crash on Interstate 80 between the West Fernley and East Fernley exits.

NHP is looking for anyone that may have witnessed the incident.

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The Nevada Highway Patrol is reminding motorists that these road rage type incidents can often have serious or sometimes deadly results. If you observe a motorist that is exhibiting road rage behavior, contact the Nevada Highway Patrol by dialing *NHP on your mobile device. Do not attempt to handle the situation by yourself.

If you were a witness, or have any information regarding this incident, please contact Trooper Nick Perthel at nperthel@dps.state.nv.us NHP Case #180500091.

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