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Man Who Fled Scene of Accident has been Arrested

On Friday, authorities located a driver accused of fleeing the scene of a fatal accident near Incline Village.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, on Friday, which was a day after the accident occurred, they discovered 49 year old Manuel Verdusco hiding in his Incline Village apartment. They then took him to a hospital with facial, ankle and arm injuries, and once he is released from hospital he will be arrested.

Verdusco is accused of being the driver when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Jeep on the Mount Rose Highway on Thursday evening.

According to troopers he had a passenger in the vehicle, 40 year old Hugo Soto-Barrios who died later of his injuries at a hospital. In addition, three occupants of the Jeep were also taken to hospital with either major or serious injuries. So far their names have not been released.

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