NHP: 1 killed in rollover crash
SCHURZ – One person has been killed in a single-car accident near Schurz, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Troopers were dispatched early Sunday to the scene of a rollover on Highway 95 Alternate. They say 25-year-old Melinda A. Mullins-Sarver, of Schurz, was driving south when her Honda Civic drifted off the road’s edge.
Troopers say she overcorrected and the car rolled off the highway. Mullins-Sarver and her passenger were ejected from the car.
Mullins-Sarver died of her injuries at the scene. Her passenger, 25-year-old Schurz resident Falon Laplant, was flown to a hospital and was listed in critical condition Monday. Neither women were wearing a seat belt.
Schurz is about 20 miles south of Yerington.