LYON COUNTY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - A 40-year-old man from Fallon crashed his 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle Thursday at approximately 9:30 PM and was run-over by another vehicle. The man died from injures in the crash on US 50 between Silver Springs and Fallon near mile marker LY33.
The Nevada Highway Patrol tells News 4 the motorcycle left the south paved portion of the roadway and the motorcycle struck the south guardrail face. The motorcycle continued eastbound, overturned and ejected the driver. The driver of the motorcycle came to rest in the westbound travel lane of US 50.
An unidentified vehicle traveling westbound on US 50 then, ran over the driver of the motorcycle.
The Lyon County Deputy Coroner pronounced the driver as being deceased at the scene.
The name of the driver of the motorcycle has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
If anyone has any knowledge of this accident, they are encouraged to call Trooper Kris Satterwhite of the Major Accident Investigation Team in Reno at (775) 688-2500.