Passenger killed in suspected DUI crash in Fernley identified
FERNLEY, Nev. (KOLO) - The person killed in a crash on U.S. 50 Alternate at Nevada Pacific Parkway in Fernley has been identified as 26-year-old Ashley Conatser of Fallon.
The crash happened Wednesday, November 25, 2020 around 4:45 p.m.
The NHP said a suspected impaired driver caused the crash by not stopping at a stop sign. He’s been identified as Dillon Moore and was booked into the Lyon County jail on charges of DUI causing death and substantial bodily harm, open container, and failure to yield from stop sign.
Investigators said Moore was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck northbound on Nevada Pacific Parkway approaching the intersection with US-50A.
The Nevada Highway Patrol said Conatser was riding in a Dodge Avenger which was traveling eastbound on US-50A in the far-right lane approaching Nevada Pacific Parkway.
Moore failed to stop at the posted stop sign and hit the Dodge Avenger, troopers said. Conatser was taken via Careflight to a hospital where she later died.
The driver of the Avenger sustained a dislocated elbow from the crash.
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