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Lyon County, NV – Man Killed in Crash on US-50 near NV-341

July 15, 2021 | 3 min read

Lyon County, NV (July 15, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident in Lyon County on Tuesday afternoon. At around 1:50 p.m., on July 13, the Nevada Highway Patrol was requested on-site at a crash on US Highway 50.

Reports from the NHP indicate that a 61-year-old man was traveling east on US Highway 50 in a 2017 Subaru Outback when his vehicle became involved in a collision near Nevada Route 341. The impact of the crash caused the Subaru to overturn. The man was rushed to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this incident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Nevada

More than 290 people lose their lives in auto accidents in Nevada each year. These crashes are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the devastating consequences they have on families throughout the state. Although we often take proactive measures to ensure we act responsibly behind the wheel, there is no way to guarantee others will do the same. As a result, many people end up passing away from collisions caused by driver actions. We see countless people lose their lives in accidents caused by drivers who are texting, drunk or impaired, distracted, or engaging in various negligent actions while operating their vehicles.

When people lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Nevada as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward after losing loved ones in crashes. Some of the damages families may be entitled to include compensation for:

  • Lost earnings
  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of benefits
  • Loss of consortium
  • Lost companionship
  • Mental anguish
  • Property damage
  • Funeral expenses
  • Burial costs
  • And more

Seeking the guidance of a competent legal team can help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to hold negligent parties accountable and recover. Since 1977, Burg Simpson has provided nationwide legal representation to families who have lost loved ones in auto accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our car accident attorneys in Nevada are passionate about fighting for peoples’ legal rights and holding negligent parties accountable for their actions. Our team takes great pride in serving grieving families to help them hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. We are committed to helping change peoples’ lives for the better by providing aggressive and effective legal representation to them after enduring a tragic loss. By scheduling a free consultation at your earliest convenience, we can discuss the circumstances of your loved one’s accident to help you get the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Nevada at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.