Name Released of Victim in Fatal Crash Outside Fallon

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FALLON, NV - The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident about four miles outside Fallon.

Trooper Dave Gibson tells KOLO 8 News the driver of a 2012 Ford Focus rear-ended a hay hauler on US 50 shortly before six Tuesday morning.

36-year-old Justin Edgemon of Fallon died on-scene.

Traffic on the highway was detoured much of the morning, but the crash has been cleared.

It is unclear if speed or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

The driver of the hay hauler was not injured.

Trooper Chris Kelly of the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating. Witnesses, or anyone with additional information, can reach him at (775) 689-4661 or regarding case number NHP-140300811.

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