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2 killed in fatal crash on US Highway 50 in Northern Nevada

STAGECOACH — Two people died in a crash that shut down U.S. Highway 50 for several hours overnight in this Lyon County town about 25 miles east of Carson City.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said a pickup truck and a car with passengers both overturned in the crash at about 10 p.m. Tuesday near Crow Lane in Stagecoach.

Traffic was rerouted onto frontage roads until the highway reopened at about 3 a.m. Wednesday.

No other details have been released.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.

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