LOVELOCK — A man from Southern California has been identified as the person killed in an accident 23 miles east of Lovelock early Friday morning.
David Banuelos, 41, of Riverside, Calif., was driving a commercial vehicle east on Interstate 80 at about 4:50 a.m. when for unknown reasons he struck the guardrail at the Rye Patch interchange and overturned. Banuelos was pronounced dead at the scene.
The commercial vehicle was a flatbed that was loaded with rolls of chain-link fencing.
Witnesses to the accident or anyone with additional information is encouraged to call Trooper Eric Gallagher at 689-4661, or the Department of Public Safety’s Communications Center at 687-0400 regarding case number NHP 1107220110.