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Elko, NV – Haley Storey Killed in Fatal Collision on Lamoille Hwy

5/6 Elko, NV – Haley Storey Killed in Fatal Collision on Lamoille Hwy

Elko, NV (May 6, 2022) – According to police, a woman was killed in a fatal collision on a highway in Elko on Tuesday evening, May 3.

Nevada State Police confirmed that the accident happened after 7 p.m. on the Lamoille Highway. A 27-year-old identified as Haley Storey was traveling in her Volkswagen Golf in the area when she went around a curve in the road. Her vehicle collided with a Ram 5500 truck due to reasons that are not fully known, which caused both vehicles to sustain severe damage.

Several local Elko responders arrived on scene following the accident, which included paramedics and firefighters. Storey was severely injured and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. There was a young juvenile in the backseat of her vehicle who sustained injuries and was hospitalized. Nobody else was hurt in the collision.

The entire roadway was blocked in the area until midnight when police announced that the scene was cleared.

Nevada State Police continue their investigation into the collision.

Our attorneys offer our condolences to the family of the victim and our thoughts to the child hurt in the crash at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Nevada 

5/6 Elko, NV – Haley Storey Killed in Fatal Collision on Lamoille Hwy Though fatal accidents are not as prevalent on Nevada roads as in other states, they still happen weekly. In 2021, the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety announced that they saw 382 fatalities as a result of car accidents within the year. This was an increase of approximately 18% from the year before. Many families are unaware of the way that their lives will change once a loved one has been taken from them in an accident. This is a devastating consequence of a car accident that you cannot possibly prepare for. If you are facing new challenges due to a fatal car accident in Nevada, you should always know that there are options available for you and your family.

Following a fatal crash, your emotional well-being comes first. It is important that you have time to grieve the loss of a loved one properly. An Elko car accident attorney will be able to review the aspects of your loved one’s accident and help you work toward financial compensation. This means showing that another party is to blame for the loss of your loved one. If you know that a negligent act by another driver took your loved one away from you, this can be hard to deal with. This is why our Elko wrongful death attorneys are here to help.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys can assure you that you are making the right choice by seeking help with a complex wrongful death claim. There are many aspects that will be expected of your family in this already difficult time and we can lessen the stress that you are likely feeling. You are not alone after losing a loved one, just like the hundreds of families who are left wondering what options they have every year. We will help you work toward compensation for several important aspects, including the following:

  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs after the loss
  • Loss of consortium

Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Elko at (775) 324-3380 so that we can help you move forward during these challenging times following a fatal crash.

Notes: All facts and information in these posts have been gathered through the use of outside sources for Coulter Harsh Law. These sources include but are not limited to news stories, police accident reports, state police bulletins, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts of serious accidents that have taken place in Northern Nevada. As such, the information has not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away and we will update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The legal team at Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and is always striving to improve the overall well-being and general safety of all Nevada residents. We are always saddened when a serious or fatal accident occurs and hope that by providing more awareness about the dangers of driving that our fellow community members will take heed and use precautions in an effort to avoid being injured in an accident. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post should be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos depicted are not of the accident described in this post.

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