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January 13, 2014
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US 50 stretch unusually deadly

The stretch of U.S. Highway 50 from Silver Springs to Carson City has fewer crashes than average but more fatalities, Transportation Department experts say. Tom Greco, assistant director of the department, presented board members with a briefing sheet stating the fatality rate for that stretch of road is triple the urban average in Nevada and double the rural average per million miles. The data indicates the total crash rate is just about one-third the state’s urban average, although it’s a bit higher than the rural average. Greco and NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon told the Transportation board the first major step …

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