Pedestrian dead in Gardnerville collision
October 1, 2015
A man struck in a Gardnerville crosswalk was declared brain dead by the Washoe County Coroner on Monday, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Ohio resident Charles W. Keller, 60, was crossing Highway 395 at Eddy Street on Saturday night when he was struck by a white Ford Fusion driven by Reno resident 44-year-old Francisco Castillo-Quitero.
Cars were stopped for Keller, who was crossing the highway from the Historian Inn. Witnesses said Keller was thrown several feet after he was hit.
Nevada Highway Patrol troopers have been back to the scene of the collision since Saturday to investigate. No charges have been filed in the incident.
■ Gardnerville resident Nathaniel Partlow, 35, was identified as the victim in a Saturday morning fatal rollover.
Partlow was driving a Honda CRV that left Highway 88 and Kimmerling Road.
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The rollover was reported at 9:24 a.m. Both Partlow and passenger Kalub Solak, 18, of Gardnerville, were thrown from the vehicle. Solak is undergoing treatment for his injuries, Trooper Duncan Dauber said.
■ A 45-year-old California motorcyclist, who was injured 10 p.m. Sept. 24 in critical condition at a Reno hospital.
The man lost control of the motorcycle while allegedly attempting to pass a semi-truck on Highway 88 at Centerville, Dauber said.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the man attempted to pass the truck on the right when he lost control of his motorcycle.
The man was helicoptered to Renown Regional Medical Center for serious head injuries.
■ Daniel Martelle, 64, of Menifee, Calif., was identified as the victim in a Sept. 17 fatal collision near Bridgeport by the Mono County Sheriff's Office.