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Crews Remove FedEx Van That Crashed Into Nevada River

RENO (AP) — A FedEx van floating in a western Nevada river has been removed nearly a day after the driver veered off the roadway and crashed into the water.


The Reno Gazette-Journal reports irrigation district crews used an excavator to pull the van from the West Walker River on Wednesday morning.

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Lyon County Sheriff's Sgt. Dan Lynch says the van went off a road south of Yerington on Tuesday afternoon, injuring the driver. The driver was taken to a hospital.


County roads supervisor Dustin Homan says the van still contained packages when it was pulled out.


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He says a FedEx security agent guarded the van until it was towed away.

Authorities have not said what caused the wreck.