43°F
weather icon Clear

Two dead in U.S. Highway 95 crash in Nye County

Two people were killed in a head-on crash reported along U.S. Highway 95 in Nye County, a wreck that left two others in critical condition, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported.

The crash was reported in the northbound lane of the highway about 4:29 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the Amargosa Valley region, the Nevada Department of Public Safety reported.

Circumstances leading to the crash, including the types of vehicles, were not immediately known. No names were released.

On Twitter, the NHP announced the wreck at mile marker 40, which is also south of Beatty.

U.S. 95 is closed in both directions,” the tweet read. “Expect delays and avoid the area.”

Traffic began flowing again later Tuesday night by 6:22 p.m.

“Northbound travel lanes are now open,” the NHP reported at the time. “Southbound traffic is getting by on the shoulder.”

This is a developing story. Check the Pahrump Valley Times for updates as more information becomes available.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
List: Christmas, holiday events in Pahrump region

Here is a look at Christmas and holiday-related events in the community. See full list at pvtimes.com and in the Nov. 27 Pahrump Valley Times newspaper print edition and in upcoming editions of the newspaper.

Small business owners report record confidence

Data from the 2019 Q4 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index) indicates that employers are experiencing record high levels of confidence about their businesses and financial future.

Jan. 31 filing deadline remains

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding employers and other businesses that wage statements and independent contractor forms still have a Jan. 31 filing deadline.

Sentencing in Nye animal cruelty case

The Nye County District Attorney’s Office announced this fall that a Pahrump citizen convicted of animal cruelty was sentenced to prison by District Judge Robert Lane.

Construction finally getting underway at Pahrump intersection

For two long years, the intersection of Highway 160 and Homestead Road in Pahrump had been languishing in a cone zone limbo as it awaited a return to normal following a water main break that occurred within the Great Basin Water Company system in Nov. 2017.