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Hawthorne, NV – Stephen McKnight Killed in Fatal Crash on US-95

By June 22, 2021June 23rd, 2021Reno Accident News
6/22 Hawthorne, NV – Stephen McKnight Killed in Fatal Crash on US-95

Hawthorne, NV (June 22, 2021) – Around 1:30 a.m. on the morning of Monday, June 21, a man was killed in a fatal crash in Hawthorne.

According to the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred on US-95 around the area of SR-362. A semi-truck was traveling southbound in the area when a pickup truck collided head-on into the vehicle due to unknown reasons.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those involved in the crash. The driver of the pickup truck, identified as 39-year-old Stephen McKnight, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered from minor injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area for approximately four hours while police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Nevada 

6/22 Hawthorne, NV – Stephen McKnight Killed in Fatal Crash on US-95Though truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, truck accidents still occur every single year in the state of Nevada. In fact, hundreds of lives are lost as a result of these horrific collisions each year. In 2010 alone, in fact, over 177 people were killed in fatal truck accidents throughout the state. Because trucks are so large, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a fatal truck accident, especially if someone you love has been taken from you. If you have lost someone in a truck accident in Nevada, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.

It is never easy to come to terms with a fatal truck accident in Nevada. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families have to face every single year. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney. An attorney will be able to help you come to terms with your accident and pay the bills that pile up against you during these complex and challenging times. You should speak with a Nevada wrongful death attorney who can help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in Nevada accidents. We understand that the aftermath of a fatal crash can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have suffered from such immense losses, you have a variety of options moving forward. Speaking with a dedicated attorney can ensure that you achieve the justice and compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Nevada at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.

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Disclaimers: The legal team at Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and are 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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