NHP Identifies Both Drivers Killed in US 50 Crash
Nevada Highway Patrol has identified both drivers killed in a crash on US 50 in Stagecoach on Tuesday night.
Nevada Highway Patrol has identified both drivers killed in a crash on US 50 in Stagecoach near Iron Mountain Blvd. on Tuesday night.
Troopers say 25-year-old Tyler Davis Maher of Fallon was speeding eastbound on US 50 when he tried to pass a F-150 and hit the truck.
The Camaro driver was killed in the crash, along with the driver of the truck, 58-year-old Joseph Martin House of Carson City.
Both drivers died on scene.
NHP says Maher was not wearing his seat belt.
A woman in the car with Tyler is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone who was a witness to the crash is encouraged to contact NHP Trooper Max Davis at (775) 687-9618.
(The Nevada Highway Patrol contributed to this report).
FATAL CRASH: US-50 at Crow Lane in Stagecoach (Between Dayton and Silver Springs). 2 confirmed fatalities. Both Eastbound and Westbound lanes closed, traffic being diverted onto frontage roads around scene. Expect delays. Recommend alternate routes. @nevadadot pic.twitter.com/15SKTjNPwS— NHP Northern Command (@NHPNorthernComm) August 22, 2018
LYON COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT is advising motorists to avoid the area of Highway 50 and Crow in Stagecoach. All lanes in both directions of travel are closed due to a multiple fatality collision. The roadway will be closed for several hours while NHP and the LCSO investigates— LCSO Dispatch (@LCSODispatch) August 22, 2018