One Dead in a Commercial Semi-Truck Crash on U.S. Highway 6 East of Highway 95 in Esmeralda County

One Dead in a Commercial Semi-Truck Crash on U.S. Highway 6 East of Highway 95 in Esmeralda County

ON July 27, 2017

One dead in a commercial truck crash on U.S. Highway 6 east of Highway 95 in Esmeralda County

According to mynews4.com, two commercial trucks came into a collision on U.S. Highway 6 Thursday morning killing one victim.

Reportedly, authorities received a report at approximately 10:15 a.m. Thursday about a semi belonging to UPS and another commercial vehicle colliding on U.S. 6, 30 miles north of Tonopah, killing one victim.

U.S. Highway 6 was closed for few hours in order to investigate the incident and to create a safe path for the traffic to pass.

The traffic was redirected on State Route 264 until a safe route was created, as mentioned in the article.

Authorities believe the big rig hit the UPS truck and burst into flames. The big rig driver was killed.

The name of the victim was not mentioned in the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.

As mentioned in the article, the big rig driver was the only confirmed fatality

This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.

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