July 31, 2014
Three people are dead following a pair of accidents in the Carson City area.
A head-on collision left both drivers dead early this morning on
U-S 50 near Mound House, just east of Carson City.
Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. There were no
The crash and its investigation blocked the highway for several
hours. Both directions of traffic were diverted onto the highway
In Carson City, one man died last night when his car drifted off
Goni Road and struck a cement culvert.
35-year-old David Chase of Carson City was driving north when
his 1997 Mercedes drifted off the road and struck the culvert and
rolled over, ejecting him from the car.
The Highway Patrol says the victim did not appear to be wearing
his seat belt. Investigators have not yet determined if alcohol was