Highway 395 reopened after fatal accident

Posted By on July 18, 2013

Highway 395 south of Gardnerville is open both directions as of 3:02 p.m. after being closed for the majority of the due to a fatal accident this morning.

The accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. today when a northbound sedan slowed to turn into the smoke shop on Highway 395. It was struck from behind by an oncoming truck and pushed into oncoming traffic, where it was struck again by a truck pulling a travel trailer.

The Record-Courier is reporting that one person died in the accident, although it has not yet been identified which vehicle they were in.