Taiwanese woman killed in Lake Tahoe wreck
A Taiwanese woman visiting the United States on vacation was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 50 on Sunday afternoon.
Jiann-Juh Tseng, 72, was driving a Nissan Altima westbound near mile marker 6 at 3:10 p.m. when he left the right side of the highway and struck a tree.
Inside the vehicle with Tseng was his daughter in the right front and his wife Pao-Yi Tseng in the right rear of the Nissan, according to Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman Duncan Dauber.
Tseng’s wife was transported to the Barton Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Tseng’s daughter was taken to Barton Memorial Hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Impairment is not suspected.
Jiann-Juh was wearing his seatbelt, the other two passengers seatbelt usage is unknown at this time.
Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Garretson is investigating this crash.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information related to this incident is encouraged to reach out to her at 688-2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org regarding case number NHP-161001522.