24-Year-Old Victim Killed in Wrong-Way Collision on Highway 50

DAYTON, NV (May 19, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, 24-year-old Jakob Wingfield was pronounced dead after a head-on crash on Riverboat Road.

Around 2:21 p.m., police responded to the scene near Highway 50 and Riverboat Road.

Troopers said Wingfield was driving a white 2000 Volkswagen Jetta sedan west on the highway. For reasons unknown, he crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into a 2017 Ford Explorer.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, authorities pronounced Wingfield, of Dayton dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Ford was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Although, authorities have not yet released their identity.

At this time, an active investigation is currently underway.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Jakob Wingfield. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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