Reno resident Misti Franco, 37, was killed at 3:44 p.m. when her vehicle drifted from the westbound travel lane on Highland Ranch Parkway east of Midnight Drive. Franco’s vehicle struck a vehicle being driven by Pauline Harris, 47, a Sparks resident. Both vehicles had extensive damage and both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles.
Harris suffered a severe injury to her lower and upper extremities.
Investigators have not determined if alcohol, vehicle speed and/or a medical condition contributed to the accident. Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 328-3350 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.