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Deputies Identify Driver Who Hit Boulder in South Reno

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Courtesy: Washoe County Sheriff's Office Courtesy: Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Courtesy: Washoe County Sheriff's Office Courtesy: Washoe County Sheriff's Office

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident that killed a Reno man on Wednesday near Welcome Way in south Reno.

The accident happened around 4pm.

Deputies say 20-year-old Randall Mercado was speeding north on Welcome Way when hit a large boulder. Due to the velocity, the Isuzu Rodeo went into the backyard of a home located on Tucumcari Circle. No was home when the accident happened.

Mercado died at the scene.

The cause of death has not been determined pending toxicology.

If you have any information on this accident, call the Sheriff's Major Accident Investigation Team office 775-328-3350 or call Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or text your tip to 847411. Your call will remain anonymous.

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