MINERAL COUNTY, Nev. (Mynews4.com & KRNV) - A woman is dead after a single-car rollover accident on US Highway 95 in Mineral County, approximately 23 miles north of Hawthorne Friday morning. The victim's name has not been released.
The Nevada Highway Patrol reports that a brown 1966 Chevrolet pickup was traveling north on the two-lane highway when the male driver allowed his vehicle to depart its lane of travel. The pickup overturned and ejected the female passenger. She sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased a short time later at the scene.
The driver was taken by ground ambulance to Mount Grant General Hospital in Hawthorne for injuries believed to be in the minor to moderate range. No other vehicles were involved.