LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Nevada State Police announced early Thursday morning that US-95 is closed between Tonopah in Nye County and Lida Junction in Esmeralda County due to police activity.

The closure is impacting both northbound and southbound lanes on the highway at SR-266, as well as northbound lanes at Beatty.

According to a post from the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, the Esmeralda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide south of Goldfield, which is connected to the highway closure.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.


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