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Silver Springs, NV – Update: Jacqulyn Cook Killed in Fatal Crash on US-95

By January 21, 2021May 3rd, 2021Reno Accident News
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Silver Springs, NV (January 20, 2021) – On Sunday, a woman was killed in a fatal crash on a major highway. The woman has since been identified by police.

According to authorities, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of US-95 around the area of Quince Avenue. A 72-year-old woman named Jacqulyn Cook was driving a Dodge Ram south when her vehicle collided with a Nissan Titan pickup truck making a left turn.

Cook’s vehicle went off the side of the road but quickly drove back onto it. The vehicle struck a Peterbilt tractor-trailer head-on.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Cook was pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was injured.

The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes for a period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Nevada 

1/20 Silver Springs, NV – Update: Jacqulyn Cook Killed in Fatal Crash on US-95Head-on collisions are some of the most horrific accidents that occur on Nevada roads. In just one year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., it is estimated that approximately 2% of accidents were deemed head-on collisions. Every year, hundreds of people lose their lives as a result of Nevada car accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents can be incredibly life-altering in nature. If you have lost a loved one in a Nevada car accident, it is important that you have the help of an attorney.

Losing someone you love in a collision might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, it is important that you have a Reno wrongful death attorney on your side every step of the way. An attorney will be able to help you in many ways, such as helping you to meet deadlines in your claim and gathering evidence that can help you move forward. It is important that you seek immediate help when it comes to your claim. See our proven track record of success assisting those who have lost loved ones in Reno accidents at

Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have helped many families move forward after they have lost loved ones in serious accidents. We believe that you should never stand alone after this challenging time in your life. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have lost a loved one and you are unsure about where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you.

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Disclaimers: Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and are always striving to improve the overall well-being and general safety of all Nevada residents. We are always saddened when a serious or fatal accident occurs and hope that by providing more awareness about the dangers of driving that our fellow community members will take heed and use precautions in an effort to avoid being injured in an accident. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post should be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos depicted are not of the accident described in this post.

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