State Police identifies victim in fatal Silver Springs crash

Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

The Nevada State Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer on June 7 in Silver Springs.

The State Police responded to the crash at 4:48 a.m. June 7 on U.S. 95A at Spruce Ave. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle was traveling southbound on 95A, north of Spruce Ave. A 2004 Peterbilt flatbed towing two flatbed trailers was turning left from Spruce to travel northbound on 95A.

The motorcyclist attempted to pass a vehicle in front of him in a no-passing zone and continued southbound at a high rate of speed. The front of the motorcycle struck the second trailer.


The rider, William David Hulsey, 33, from Fallon, was ejected from the motorcycle. Hulsey died of injuries sustained in the crash and was pronounced dead on-scene.

Nevada State Police Highway Patrol Northern Command West M.I.R.T (Multidisciplinary Investigation & Reconstruction Team) is investigating this crash. This marks the Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol – Northern Command West 17th fatal crash, resulting in 18 fatalities for 2023.

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