Rollover kills driver west of Dayton

A single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. 50 between Carson City and Dayton. Nevada Highway Patrol photo.
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DAYTON, NV (KOLO)-- A driver died Sunday afternoon in a crash on U.S. 50 west of Dayton.

The crash slowed traffic on U.S. 50 between Carson City and Dayton for more than an hour, the Nevada Highway Patrol said, but by 3:30 p.m. the scene was cleared.

The crash happened about 1:48 p.m. in the eastbound lane of U.S. 50 about 4 miles from the Carson City-Lyon County border, just west of Dayton.

One vehicle rolled over and the driver was ejected with serious injuries, the NHP said. The Nevada Department of Transportation reports a medical helicopter was called in and NHP reported the driver died just after 3:30 p.m.

The NHP said the driver was male. His name has not been released.

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