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 …