Body on I-80 at Nevada-Utah Line is Wendover Man - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Body on I-80 at Nevada-Utah Line is Wendover Man

Posted: Updated:
Police in Wendover have identified the body found earlier this week on Interstate 80 near the Nevada-Utah line but they still don't know how he died. He's been identified as 20-year-old Christian Gutierrez of Wendover.
 
Authorities shut down a stretch of Interstate 80 just east of Wendover for several hours early Monday to investigate.
 
The Utah Highway Patrol says a driver for called dispatch about 3:30 a.m. to report a possible dead animal on the highway near mile marker No. 1. When troopers arrived, they found a body that appeared to have been struck by multiple vehicles.
 
Until Tuesday, authorities said they couldn't even identify the gender of the victim. The case remains under investigation.  (AP)
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • The Reno Police Department Provides Safety Tips In Light of Reports of People Being Followed

    The Reno Police Department Provides Safety Tips In Light of Reports of People Being Followed

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:46:16 GMT

    Despite the suspicious behavior, no crimes have been identified at this point.  The Reno Police Department encourages anybody with information to contact the Reno Police Department or Secret Witness.

    More >>

    Despite the suspicious behavior, no crimes have been identified at this point.  The Reno Police Department encourages anybody with information to contact the Reno Police Department or Secret Witness.

    More >>
  • Lake Tahoe's Levels Could Change Quickly This Fall

    Lake Tahoe's Levels Could Change Quickly This Fall

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:45:08 GMT

    Tahoe's level is still more than five feet above its natural rim and less than a foot from its legal limit.

    More >>

    Tahoe's level is still more than five feet above its natural rim and less than a foot from its legal limit.

    More >>
  • 'Things 2 Do!' This Weekend

    'Things 2 Do!' This Weekend

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:13:16 GMT

    I hope you're ready for lots of off-roading action, puppy love, and pounds and pounds of candy! Here's a list of your 'Things 2 Do!'

    More >>

    I hope you're ready for lots of off-roading action, puppy love, and pounds and pounds of candy! Here's a list of your 'Things 2 Do!'

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.