Driver in fatal Lyon County rollover identified
LYON COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - JUNE 16 UPDATE: The driver who died June 1 in a crash on U.S. 95 Alternate near Wabuska has been identified as Arturo Torres-Torres, 65, of Yerington.
The Nevada State Police suspect impairment in the crash.
The NSP said Torres was going south on U.S. 95 Alternate between Silver Springs and Yerington at about 3:51 p.m. when, for an unknown reason, his Chevrolet pickup went off the road to the right. He overcorrected and the truck overturned. Torres was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected.
It was the 31st fatality in the region covered by the NSP Northern Command West this year.
The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org about case #220600047.
ORIGINAL STORY: Nevada State Police responded Wednesday to a fatal rollover crash on U.S. 95 Alternate in Lyon County.
It was reported at 3:50 p.m. on June 1, 2022 near Wabuska Road.
Troopers said it was a single-vehicle crash involving a blue truck. One person was ejected, prompting a response from Care Flight.
No word yet on what led up to the rollover.
Stay with KOLO 8 News Now on this developing story.
#BREAKING Fatal rollover crash of a blue Chevy pickup on US-95 Alt in the area of Wabuska Rd, north of Yerington. Driver was ejected and succumbed to their injuries. Drive cautiously in area and watch out for first responders and others on scene. #DriveSafeNevada— Nevada State Police Highway Patrol Northern Comm (@NVStatePolice_N) June 2, 2022
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