Gardnerville resident identified in fatal crash

Published: Apr. 22, 2021 at 2:42 PM PDT
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GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (KOLO) - The Nevada Highway Patrol released the name of the driver killed after crashing into a power pole in Gardnerville.

It happened Tuesday, April 20 just after 3 p.m. on SR-88 and Kimmerling Road.

Authorities said 24-year-old Justin Adams of Gardnerville was driving a Subaru Forester northbound on SR-88 when the car went off the road. Adams overcorrected and the car went across both north and southbound lanes, before going off the road and then crashing into a power pole.

Troopers said Adams was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with funeral expenses.

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