Eureka Sentinel

A Eureka County man lost his life in a vehicle crash Saturday morning just before 3 a.m.

The Eureka County Communications Center was notified of a vehicle crash on US 50 near MileMarker 35 in Eureka County, and deputies were dispatched to the scene. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Harold “Matthew”Long, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 52 years old and a resident of Eureka.

A preliminary investigation showed the driver left his lane of travel and overcorrected, losing control of his vehicle and causing it to roll several times.

The Nevada Highway Patrol is conducting the crash investigation, while deputies fromthe Eureka County Sheriff’s Office is conducting the coroner’s investigation.