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UPDATE: Father killed in U.S. 95 rollover near Snow Mountain identified

2 other people injured
Posted at 11:14 AM, Jan 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-13 18:31:54-05

UPDATE JAN. 13: The father killed in a crash on U.S. 95 near the Snow Mountain exit on Friday has been identified as 49-year-old Jose Dominguez of Fallon. 


At 5:01 a.m., a family of three crashed their 2000 Ford Explorer driving southbound on the U.S. 95, near the Snow Mountain exit.

Investigators say the father fell asleep at the wheel and the Explorer began to drift to the left. The driver then woke up and overcorrected the vehicle to the right causing it to roll over.

The father, who was driving the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. The mother was in the front passenger seat and was airlifted to University Medical Center with serious but nonlife-threatening injuries. Their 15-year-old daughter was not wearing her seatbelt in the back seat and ejected from the Explorer. She was taken to UMC where she is in critical condition.

All roads surrounding the incident are now open.