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I-80 big-rig rollover injures driver

A big-rig rollover Tuesday morning on Interstate 80 in Churchill County sent the driver to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, reports the Nevada Highway Patrol. The NHP was dispatched to the accident near mile marker 68, about 20 miles east of Fernley. According to the NHP’s preliminary crash investigation, 56-year-old Alexander Gugel of Henderson was driving a 2009 Volvo diesel tractor and 53-foot enclosed semi-trailer. The NHP said Gugel allowed the vehicle to leave the roadway edge and drift in the center dirt median. As he attempted to return the rig to the highway, the NHP said Gugel overturned …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 19, 2013 07:42PM Published Mar 21, 2013 01:46PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.