Fatal Cottonwood Crash 27 Jun 12

A fatal crash took place on Highway 23 near the City of Cottonwood Monday night. A 2000 Buick LeSabre was travelling on Lyon County Road 32 and failed to stop at the intersection with Highway 23 before it broadsided a 2008 Peterbilt semi-truck at just after 10:30pm. The driver of the Buick was dead at the scene. A name has not been released at this time. The driver of the semi, 34-year-old Joshua Townsend of Bunnell, Florida was not hurt.