Nevada Highway Patrol: 1 killed in rollover crash


SCHURZ - The Nevada Highway Patrol says one person has been killed in a single-car accident near Schurz.

The patrol says troopers were dispatched early Sunday to the scene of a rollover on U.S. 95A. They say 25-year-old Melinda A. Mullins-Sarver, of Schurz, was driving south when her Honda Civic drifted off the road's edge.

Troopers say she overcorrected and the car rolled off the highway. Mullins-Sarver and her passenger were ejected from the car.

Mullins-Sarver died of her injuries at the scene. Her passenger was flown to a hospital and was listed in critical condition Monday. Neither person in the car was wearing a seat belt.

Schurz is about 20 miles south of Yerington.

 

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