NHP investigating fatal crash

Updated 5 p.m. Wednesday 

Courtesy Nevada Highway Patrol

​On Sept. 5, 2017 at approximately 11:20 a.m., Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responded to U.S. 95A at Damon’s Curve (4 miles north of Silver Springs) for a serious injury rollover crash.

​Preliminary investigation shows that a white 2002 Ford F150 was traveling northbound, when the driver lost control of the truck. The Ford F150 went off the roadway causing the truck to overturn. The driver, and only occupant of the vehicle, was not wearing a seat belt and succumbed to the injuries he sustained from the crash. He was pronounced deceased on scene. The name is being withheld pending next of kin notification. Alcohol may be a factor in this collision.


Trooper Doug Hildebrand of the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Multi-disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team (M.I.R.T.) is investigating this crash. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information related to this crash is encouraged to contact Trooper Hildebrand (NHP) at 775-687-9617 regarding case #170900417

Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter 

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened Tuesday morning on U.S. 95A at Damon’s Curve.

One person was killed and the highway was closed from Silver Springs to Fernley High School for several hours.

No other information has been released.

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