Highway to Virginia City reopens after two-vehicle fatal crash

Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 7:12 PM PDT|Updated: Oct. 22, 2021 at 9:50 PM PDT
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VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. (KOLO) -9:45 P.M. UPDATE: Two vehicles were involved in the Geiger Grade crash, the NHP said. The driver in one vehicle died and the driver in the other vehicle was not seriously injured.

Neither vehicle had a passenger.

The NHP said the crash is still under investigation and could not say if it was a head-on or some other type of crash.

9:30 P.M. UPDATE: Geiger Grade has reopened, the Nevada Department of Transportation reported.

ORIGINAL STORY: Geiger Grade is closed near Virginia City due to a crash, the Nevada Department of Transportation reports.

The Nevada Highway Patrol reports it is a fatal crash. It happened about 10 miles from the Storey County line at about 5:40 p.m.

NDOT advises drivers to use other routes.

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