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Winnemucca, Nevada — August 19, 2011

An officer with the Winnemucca Police Department was involved in a crash that injured another motorist on Friday.

Investigators say that Dominic Cassinelli, the officer, attempted to make a left-hand turn from Hanson Street onto Fourth Street at an unknown hour. Mr. Cassinelli’s vehicle collided with another car as the driver attempted to pass through the intersection.

Paramedics transported the second driver to a nearby hospital. Mr. Cassinelli escaped unhurt. The Nevada Highway Patrol has assumed control of the investigation.

UPDATE: On August 23, Mr. Cassinelli received a citation for failing to yield.

If you would like an official copy of the police report, request a copy with this form, or call 1-702-546-6099.

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