High School Teacher Stephen Rice Struck and Killed by Vehicle on Interstate 80
Reno, NV (May 04, 2021) – On Tuesday, 50-year-old McQueen High School teacher Stephen Rice of Reno died in a pedestrian accident on Interstate 80.
The fatal Reno crash took place at around 7:15 a.m., near Mogul Road.
The Nevada Highway Patrol said Rice was walking in the right travel lane on the eastbound side of the highway.
At the same time, an eastbound semi-tractor-trailer towing doubles in the right travel lane swerved into the left lane to avoid hitting Rice. Even so, the semi’s front still struck the Reno man.
Unfortunately, Mr. Rice lost his life at the scene.
Meanwhile, there is no update yet on why the science teacher was walking on the freeway.
We at Sweet Lawyers know the pain of losing a loved one in a deadly pedestrian accident. Our hearts are with Stephen Rice’s family in this devastating time.
Rise of Fatal Reno Pedestrian Accidents
Because taking walks has become a typically easy loophole to escaping lockdown, more and more individuals are joining in on the (literal) movement. Taking walks can be very therapeutic for people, but it can also pose serious dangers, in this I-80 case, even death.
Losing a loved one in a Nevada pedestrian accident is never easy, and truly devastating. That is why, during this difficult time, we encourage you to obtain a legal representation. A lawyer will exhaust every avenue to ensure you get the maximum settlement, securing your future from further loss. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help you win your case. Indeed, an attorney can help you attain compensation on medical bills, loss of earnings, future medicals, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more.
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