DAYTON, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) --
The crash investigation has shown the black Audi in the crash on US 50 near Dayton was driven by 18-year-old Ana Laura Munoz of Carson City and carried passenger 18-year-old David Arroyo Lamas of Dayton. Munoz's vehicle made a left turn from Ambrose lane to go westbound onto US 50 and failed to yield from a stop sign.
Munoz’s vehicle pulled in front of a red 2012 Volvo tractor and trailer being driven by 61-year-old Gary Alan Williams of St. George, UT and was struck on the driver’s side. The Audi was redirected and came to rest on the South shoulder. The commercial vehicle traveled across both east and westbound lanes and overturned coming to rest on the North shoulder.
After being extricated from their vehicle Munoz and Lamas were transported to Renown Regional Medical Center by Care Flight with critical injuries. Williams, he driver of the commercial vehicle, was transported by ground ambulance to Renown with minor injuries.
Lamas passed away Tuesday evening at Renown Regional Medical Center from the injuries he received from the accident. Munoz is still listed in critical condition at Renown while Williams was treated and released from the hospital.
Trooper Chris Kelly of the Nevada Highway Patrol Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this accident. Witnesses or anyone with additional information are encouraged to contact him at (775) 689-4661 or firstname.lastname@example.org
regarding case number NHP-140401874.