NHP Investigating Fatal Crash on SR-827 at Lyon County Mile Marker 1
On Saturday, September 8, 2021 at approximately 4:20 a.m., Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a rear-end crash on SR-827 at Lyon County Mile Marker 1 in Yerington.
Preliminary investigation shows that a white 1995 Honda Civic was traveling westbound on SR-827. A white 2015 Chevrolet Silverado K3500 LT was also traveling westbound on SR-827 in front of the Honda. The driver of the Chevrolet was slowing to make a left-hand turn onto a private dirt driveway. The driver of the Honda failed to slow down. The front of the Honda struck the rear of the Chevrolet.
The Passenger of the Honda (Katianne Turner, a 29-year-old Yerington resident) who was eight months pregnant was transported by Care Flight to Renown in Reno where she and her unborn child were declared deceased.
This crash is being investigated by the Nevada Highway Patrol Northern Command West Multi-Disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team (M.I.R.T.) Case #210900521.