Motorcyclist killed in Douglas County identified
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (KOLO) -AUG. 5, 4 P.M. UPDATE: The person killed in the Aug. 1 motorcycle crash on Kingsbury Grade has been identified as Kurt Kelso, 62, of Springfield, Ore.
The Nevada Highway Patrol said Kelso was going north on Kingsbury Grade at about 12:47 p.m. when he left the road doing through a left curve, struck a dirt mound and was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
ORIGINAL STORY: A motorcycle rider is dead after a crash Saturday at Kingsbury Grade and Foothill Road near Gardnerville, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported.
The crash happened at about 12:47 p.m. and it appears only the motorcycle was involved, the NHP said.
The driver was taken to a hospital and died.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Some traffic lanes were closed but were reopened by late afternoon, the NHP said.
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