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Fatal Accident on I-80 Near Wadsworth

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The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Interstate 80 Thursday night.

Troopers say it happened around 8:40 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-80, west of Wadsworth, near the Orchard Interchange.

When troopers arrived on scene, they say they saw the 55-year old Fernley man ejected from his motorcycle.

He died at the scene and now crews are trying to investigate exactly how the accident happened.

Both westbound lanes were closed until about 10 p.m., when the slow lane was re-opened.

Troopers say they will release more information Friday morning.

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