Gardnerville man killed in Alpine crash
October 17, 2017
A Gardnerville man was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 88 at Red Lake Curve on Monday.
The identity of the 38-year-old has not yet been released by Alpine County Sheriff's Office.
The collision occurred at about 9:30 a.m. at Red Lake Curve just west of Hope Valley.
The Gardnerville resident was eastbound in a Toyota Highlander when for some reason he crossed into the path of an oncoming Freightliner truck with a 40-foot trailer.
The two vehicles collided head-on.
Highway 88 was closed until just past noon as both vehicles were towed from the scene.
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The crash remains under investigation.