Two who died in fatal crash identified | NevadaAppeal.com

Two who died in fatal crash identified

Nevada Appeal staff report

Two people who died in a fatal crash people on Highway 50 in Stagecoach on Tuesday have been identified.

David Maher Jr. 25 of Fallon and Joseph Martin House, 58 of Carson City, died as a result of the crash.

At about 9:15 p.m. Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a serious injury crash on US-50 between Iron Mountain Boulevard and Blackhawk Road.

Preliminary investigation showed a red 2002 Chevrolet Camaro coupe was traveling eastbound on US-50, east of Iron Mountain Boulevard in the left-hand travel lane.

A white 2001 Ford F-150 pickup was traveling eastbound on US-50, ahead of the Camaro in the right-hand travel lane.

The Camaro was traveling at a high rate of speed as it approached a SUV in the left-hand lane. Maher driving the Camaro was passing an SUV to the right and the Camaro rapidly closed the distance with the F-150. Maher attempted to make a lane change to pass the F-150 and struck the left rear of the pickup with its right front.

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Both vehicles left the eastbound travel lanes and entered the center median. The Camaro came to rest on its roof in the median of US-50. The F-150 came to rest on its roof in the westbound travel lanes of US-50.

Maher wasn't wearing his seatbelt and was ejected as the vehicle overturned.

Maher and House died at the scene.

An adult female passenger in the F-150 was transported to an area hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

If you were a witness to this incident, or have any information regarding this collision, please contact Trooper Max Davis of the Nevada Highway Patrol Multi-Disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team (M.I.R.T.) at 775-687-9618 or max.davis@dps.state.nv.us NHP Case #180801998.

On Tuesday August 21, 2018 at approximately 9:15 PM, Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a serious injury crash on US-50 between Iron Mountain Boulevard and Blackhawk Road.