NHP investigates tram wreck during Dayton Valley Days
September 17, 2007
The Nevada Highway Patrol is looking at the tractor that pulled a tram as
part of a “train ride” during Dayton Valley Days on Sunday.
Coming down the hill on Cemetery Road, the driver lost control of the
tractor that was pulling two tram cars, said Sgt. J.L. Pattison of the Lyon
County Sheriff’s Office. The second tram car overturned onto riders and
disengaged from the car in front of it.
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He said the NHP has a specialist trained to look at vehicles to see if there
are any mechanical defects.
Four people were taken to the hospital; two by Care Flight.