GARDNERVILLE, NV - A collision on US 395 in Gardnerville kills one and injures another.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol around 1:55 p.m. Monday,30-year-old Mathew Autre was killed when he attempted to turn left in his Cavalier on US 395 to head south from Virginia Ranch Road. NHP says he failed to yield to right of way and collided with a pick up truck.
The driver of the truck, 59-year-old Natale Lommori of Wellington struck the left side of Autre's car and then slid across US 395 right into a cement block.
Autre was transported by Care Flight to Renown Medical center in Reno where he later succumbed to his injuries. Lommori was transported to Carson Valley Medical Center by ground ambulance where he was treated for his injuries and released.
US 395 was partially blocked for approximately 3 hours. Traffic was down to 1 lane and traffic was being routed by the accident scene.
It is unknown at this time if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this accident.
If anyone witnessed this accident, or has information regarding this accident, they are urged to contact Trooped Michael Stapledon with the Major Accident Investigation Team at 775-689-4623 regarding accident #1106200869. Or contact the Department of Public Safety
communication center at 775-687-0400