Crash in Silver Springs kills 13-year-old girl | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Crash in Silver Springs kills 13-year-old girl

F.T. Norton

SILVER SPRINGS – The identity of a Silver Springs girl killed in a car accident was released Thursday by authorities.

Rose Day, 13, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 6:22 p.m. accident at Highway 95 A and Esmeralda Street in Silver Springs, said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Joe Winchester.

According to the preliminary investigation, Rose was the front-seat passenger in a gold 1986 Nissan driven by Carol L. Guerry, 26, also of Silver Springs. Winchester said it appears Guerry was stopped in the southbound center turn lane when she attempted to make a left turn onto Esmeralda Street.

Nathaniel Kemp, 67, of Fernley was driving north in a 1978 Chevrolet pickup when Guerry began to cross the northbound lanes.

The truck struck the right side of the Nissan killing Rose who was wearing her seatbelt, Winchester said.

Guerry was taken by helicopter to Washoe Medical Center where she remained Thursday, but Washoe Medical Center was unable to release her status. Kemp’s condition is unknown.

Winchester said Guerry was looking after Rose at the time of the accident.

A copy of the completed accident report will be forwarded to the Lyon County District Attorney’s Office, he said.

Guerry will likely be cited for failure to yeild, and could possibly be charged with involuntary manslaughter pending the outcome of the investigation, he said.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor.


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