Passenger in Longley crash dies

Longley Lane closed fo a crash near Mira Loma Lane.
Longley Lane closed fo a crash near Mira Loma Lane.(Daniel Pyke/KOLO)
Published: Feb. 8, 2023 at 5:49 PM PST|Updated: Feb. 8, 2023 at 10:59 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE ON FEB. 15: A Reno man has died after the car he was traveling in collided with a tree on Longley Lane and Aircenter Circle on Feb. 8.

The Reno Police Department says a red 1986 Corvette was traveling south on Longley Lane and failed to maintain the travel lane, striking a tree.

Both the driver and passenger were transported to Renown to be treated for their injuries. The passenger was thrown from the vehicle.

The crash resulted in Longley Lane being restricted as police investigated. The crash was cleared and the road reopened at 8:00 p.m. Speed and impairment are suspected to be factors in the crash.

Two days later, the passenger, 60-year-old Patrick Magee, died from his injuries at the hospital. The condition of the driver was not provided by RPD.

10:55 P.M. UPDATE: Two people hurt in a crash remained in the hospital late Wednesday night with serious injuries, the Reno Police Department said.

Alcohol is being investigated as a factor in the crash, police said.

The vehicle was driving at high speed when it crashed. The passenger was ejected and the driver was reportedly trapped inside the vehicle.

The road reopened at 9:45 p.m.

6:05 P.M. UPDATE: Two people were injured in a crash on Longley Lane and one of them was ejected, the Reno Police Department said.

Longley Lane is expected to be closed until at least 8 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY: Longley Lane to Houston Drive near Mira Loma Drive in southeast Reno is closed after a crash.

At least one person was injured in the crash reported about 5:16 p.m. Both directions are closed.

Other details were not immediately available.