- Associated Press - Monday, September 16, 2019

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. (AP) - The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a head-on crash in Lyon County that killed two people over the weekend and shut down a state highway for several hours.

The patrol says two people in a southbound Chevrolet Sonic died in the crash with a pickup truck at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 95-A near Wabuska between Yerington and Silver Springs.

A person in the northbound truck was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

No names have been released.

Witnesses told investigators the driver of the Chevy was driving recklessly prior to the accident.

The highway was closed in both directions until about 9 a.m.

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