Teen killed after tire blows out, car overturns

Wed, Nov 18, 2020 (11:38 a.m.)

A teen was killed Tuesday when the car he was riding in sustained a tire blowout and overturned, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

The crash happened about 12:30 a.m. on Interstate 15, north of Sloan Road.

The car, which was carrying four people, was headed north when the right rear tire blew out and the driver lost control, the patrol said. The car spun into the desert and overturned, the patrol said.

Two passengers were thrown from the vehicle, including 18-year-old Kobe Bailey, who died at the scene, the patrol said.

The other three occupants were taken to University Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries, the patrol said.

The crash remains under investigation, the patrol said.

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