Two people are dead following a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 95 in Nye County, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
The crash happened on the highway at mile marker 40, between Amargosa Valley and Beatty, the Highway Patrol said in a tweet posted about 5:30 p.m.
The highway’s northbound travel lanes were open Tuesday evening, and southbound traffic is “getting by on the shoulder,” according to a Highway Patrol tweet posted about 6:20 p.m.
#TrafficAlert Fatal head on crash with 2 pronounced deceased and 2 in critical condition on US-95 and mile marker 40 in Nye County. US-95 is closed in both directions. Expect delays and avoid the area. #DriveSafeNV #BuckleUp #NHPSoComm
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) November 27, 2019
Further information was not immediately available.