Fatal motorcycle crash on Spooner Summit | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Fatal motorcycle crash on Spooner Summit

The right lane of eastbound U.S. 50 is closed just east of Spooner Summit due to a fatal motorcycle crash.

A single motorcyclist was involved in the crash. Speed is being investigated as a possible cause, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

ORIGINAL POST: Highway patrol: Fatal motorcycle crash

Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash on Spooner Summit.

NHP, in a tweet sent around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, said it was on the scene of a fatal crash on eastbound U.S. 50.

The Nevada Department of Transportation, via Twitter, said the crash occurred approximately 1 mile east of Spooner Summit. The right lane was closed.

Additional information was not readily available.

The Tribune will update this story when more information becomes available. 

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