One killed in Highway 395 collision |

One killed in Highway 395 collision

Staff Reports

One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision that occurred around 9 p.m. Friday on Highway 395 at Johnson Lane.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, two vehicles were involved with a rollover, with someone thrown from one of them. 

The northbound lanes of Highway 395 were closed for at least two hours while the wreckage was cleared and members of the NHP’s Major Incident Response Team conducted their preliminary investigation.

Troopers suspect that the responsible driver was impaired.

The northbound lanes of Johnson Lane are controlled by a traffic signal. The fatality will be the third in Carson Valley so far this year. All three involved impaired drivers, according to the NHP.