Rt 8 accident results in fatality

On June 29th at approx 0525 units resonded for a motor vehicle crash on Riner Rd (Rt. 8).

Preliminary investigation by deputies showed that a 2013 Nissan SUV driven by a male age 46, was traveling northbound and ran off of the roadway and struck a tree. Members from Riner Fire and Rescue were able to pronounce the driver who was entrapped, deceased at the scene. The victim’s name is not being released at this time pending notification of the family.

There is no indication that speed was a factor in the crash.