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Names released of two killed in crash east of Silver Springs

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Published: Jun. 4, 2018 at 3:34 PM PDT
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The Nevada Highway Patrol has released the names of two people killed in a head-on crash on Highway 50 east of Silver Springs Monday.

The NHP's preliminary investigation indicates the driver of a Ford Ranger pickup was headed west on US-50 toward Silver Springs, and crossed the center line, hitting a Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV headed east. The driver of the Ford, 35-year-old Matthew Stevens of Silver Springs, and the driver of the Chevrolet, 75-year-old Karen Garretson of Fallon, were killed. Both had been wearing seat belts. No one else was in either vehicle.

The crash happened about 3PM June 4, 2018 about three miles east of the intersection of 50 and 95 Alternate, known as Four Corners.

If you saw this crash, or you have any information about it, you're asked to contact Trooper Keith Killian of the Nevada Highway Patrol Multi-Disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team at 775-687-9631 or keith.killian@dps.state.nv.us, regarding case #180600314.