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NHP reveals new details on fatal Mt. Rose crash

A fatal crash has closed the Mt. Rose Highway above Sky Tavern.
A fatal crash has closed the Mt. Rose Highway above Sky Tavern.(NHP)
Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 3:47 PM PST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2021 at 8:49 AM PST
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MOUNT ROSE, Nev. (KOLO) - The Nevada Highway Patrol says the driver of a Ford Explorer crossed the center line on the Mt. Rose Highway, which led to a fatal crash.

It happened on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Investigators say the westbound Explorer hit a 1999 Jeep Cherokee traveling east.

The driver of the Cherokee, Arthur Wagner, 72, of Reno died of his injuries on the scene.

The crash remains under NHP investigation.

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