NHP releases name of man killed in weekend crash

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SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. (KOLO) - The Nevada Highway Patrol continues to investigate a fatal crash from early Saturday.

Shortly before 1AM September 30, 2017, troopers were called to the crash on US50, east of Silver Springs.

The preliminary Investigation indicates 26-year-old Andrew Corbin of Carson City was traveling westbound in a Ford Explorer, and hit a feral horse in the road. He overcorrected, causing him to lose control and roll. Corbin, not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the SUV. He was flown to Reno, where he died in a hospital. The horse also died.

Trooper Karen Garretson of the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Multi-disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team is investigating the crash. Anyone who may have witnessed it or have any information about it is encouraged to contact Trooper Garretson at 775-687-9618 or kgarretson@dps.state.nv.us regarding case #17070902942.