Derby Dam Crash Investigated

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

SPARKS, NV - Authorities are investigating a rollover on I-80 East near the Derby Dam exit around 4:30 PM Sunday.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, a 50-year-old man from Texas hit a sign. The vehicle then went over a guardrail into a ditch. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor.

Troopers say he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. He was taken by Care Flight to Renown Regional Medical Center. No other vehicles were involved.

The accident drew a multi-agency response from Storey County Sheriff's Office, NHP, Pyramid Tribal Police, and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District.

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