SPARKS, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com)-
CORRECTION: Sunday, March 30, 2014 2:00 p.m.:
University of Nevada Band Director, William Plenk clarifies that band member, Andrey Gallegos, was taken off life support and is now fighting for his life. A tweet from a high ranking University of Nevada official announcing that Gallegos passed away Saturday night was inaccurate.
20-year-old Andrey Gallegos of Sparks was involved in a motorcycle crash on March 22th in Carson City.
The Nevada Highway Patrol reported Gallegos was driving a 2007 Suzuki street bike with a passenger, 21-year-old Audrey Rugamas of South Lake Tahoe. Rugamas died March 26 after being taken off life support.
The accident happened just before 11 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Fairview Drive and Roop Street. They were heading south on Roop Street when they collided with a Chevrolet Silverado pickup heading west on Fairview.
Authorities say both occupants of the motorcycle ejected from the bike. They were flown to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno with critical injuries.
The driver of pickup truck, 60-year-old Donald McKean of Gardnerville, was not injured.