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Rollover Accident on Highway 50 in Churchill County Kills Florida Woman

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Nevada Highway Patrol troopers say a Florida woman has died after a rollover accident Wednesday morning on Highway 50 in Churchill County.

Troopers say the accident happened about five miles west of Middlegate around 10:15am.

Troopers say 77-year-old Leslie Madsen was driving a 2005 Buick SUV eastbound when for some reason the vehicle left the roadway and rolled over. Madsen's wife, 75-year-old Mary Madsen died at the scene. Both are from Mount Dora, Florida. 

Leslie Madsen was flown by Care Flight to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno with non-life threatening injuries to his left arm and head.

Troopers say alcohol or controlled substances do not appear to be involved.

Trooper Trent Barnes of the Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating this accident. Witnesses or anyone with additional information are encouraged to contact him @ (775) 423-7946 or email at tbarnes@dps.state.nv.us regarding case number NHP- 140501838
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