One killed in crash north of Tonopah

Published: Jun. 26, 2019 at 9:08 AM PDT
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The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a crash north of Tonopah Tuesday night.

NHP says two vehicles were involved in the head-on crash on US 95 at Esmerelda County Mile Marker 98, about 50 miles north of Tonopah. One person was killed; one was flown to a hospital with major but not life-threatening injuries. No names have been released.

Investigators say one driver tried to pass another, and hit an oncoming car head-on during the pass attempt. There were no passengers in either vehicle. The driver who was being passed was not involved in the crash.

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