Update…..Names of Injured Victims in Fatal Accident on Hwy 28/Sand Harbor Released

There were 4 occupants in the Ford pickup. The driver had minor injuries and needed no medical treatment. The 3 passengers were taken to Renown Medical Center by ground ambulance for non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the semi truck/trailer was not injured.

The were 4 occupants in the Ford pickup:
Driver: 24 year old Miguel Perez Gardnerville
Passenger: Abel Najar of Gardnerville
2 passengers were male juveniles

There were 4 occupants in the red Ford Taurus:
Driver: 57 year old male with a New York driver’s license who’s name is not being released until next of kin is notified.
Right front passenger: 59 year old male from Reno who’s name is not being released until next of kin is notified.

Passenger: 57 year old Lori Brown of Reno, Nevada

Passenger: 57 year old Rhonda Farlow of Reno, Nevada

The driver of the semi truck/trailer is 54 year old Mark Thorpe of Yerington, Nevada. The semi truck is owned and operated by Cinderlite Trucking out of Carson City, Nevada.

SR28 was closed from the junction of Highway 50 to Sand Harbor from 3:30pm til 8:35pm.

At this time, alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this accident.

This accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this accident, or who witnessed the accident is encouraged to contact Trooper Eric Gallagher of the Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) at 775-688-2500, or the DPS communication center at 775-687-0400. Accident #1107191435.

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