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June 8, 2011
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Highway 395 reopens after fatal accident

Highway 395 through Ruhenstroth has been reopened after being closed for six hours as a result of a fatal traffic accident.

A 73-year-old California man was killed Wednesday morning after his pickup crossed the centerline on Highway 395 south of Gardnerville and collided with an oncoming semi.

The Nevada Highway Patrol won't release the victim's name until next of kin have been notified.

The accident occurred at about 11:15 a.m. on Highway 395 near the intersection with Palomino Lane in Ruhenstroth.

Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez said the driver of the white Ford F-150 pickup was pulling a travel …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 8, 2011 09:31PM Published Jun 8, 2011 06:45PM Copyright 2011 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.