ZEPHYR COVE, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- A fatal traffic incident in which a man plummeted approximately 80 feet to his death off Lookout Road in Zephyr Cove is being investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Nevada Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred late Friday morning as the deceased was backing his vehicle into the garage of his home. The vehicle entered the garage, drove through the back wall, then dropped approximately 80 feet and down the embankment before coming to rest against a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver’s name is currently being withheld, pending family notifications. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.