Nevada Highway Patrol troopers responded to a fatal head-on crash on US-50 Tuesday, approximately 35 miles west of Austin and east of Fallon.

The crash happened just before 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday and involved a semi-truck and a car. Troopers say the semi-truck was hauling hay when the crash happened. the semi then caught fire.

Troopers say the driver of the car was killed in the crash. There's no word on the condition of the semi-truck driver. 

US-50 was closed until 9:00 p.m. while crews investigated the crash.