DUI Arrest After Fatal Crash on US 50

The Nevada Highway Patrol has made a DUI arrest in the wake of a fatal crash on US 50 at Round Hill. Two pickups were involved in the crash that happened about 7 a.m. Thursday. One of the drivers, was killed. The other driver has been arrested for suspicion of DUI and will be booked into the Douglas County jail after being medically cleared from a hospital. That driver crossed the center line of US 50 and hit the other driver head-on, according to NHP. Neither person’s name has yet been released. The truck that was hit was carrying a trailer that detached in the crash, leaving a 150-foot debris field of tools and miscellaneous items. The road has since been reopened.

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