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Dangerous Driving

Traffic deaths up 300% in Nye County

Updated traffic fatality numbers for 2022 in Nevada have now made last year one of the deadliest ever on roads in the state. In Nye County, the number of deaths from roadside injuries this year is on pace to break records, data shows.

Man who caused triple-fatal DUI crash draws long prison term

Tyler Kennedy was sentenced Tuesday for up to 20 years for each of three counts of DUI causing death in a Nye County crash involving an Idaho family. Kennedy admitted to drug use.

 
An impaired driver, officers who chose not to stop him — and a family forever changed

An Idaho family of five was on spring break when their SUV was hit head-on by an Arizona man who had been questioned by Nye County deputies about an alleged gun off U.S. Highway 95. They testified they did not notice impairment. Bodycam video shows otherwise.