MINDEN, Nev. (AP) - Authorities say one person was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash involving a cattle truck in Douglas County. The accident happened yesterday afternoon at the intersection of State Route 88 and Waterloo Lane. One power pole was sheared off at the base, knocking out power to about 2,000 NV Energy electricity customers.
FALLON, Nev. (AP) - The Nevada Highway Patrol says a Fallon man was killed when his car rear-ended a trailer loaded with hay on U.S. 50 near Fallon. Investigators say 36-year-old Justin Egdemon was driving east in a 2012 Ford Focus when he struck a hay trailer being pulled by a John Deere tractor. Egdemon was pronounced dead at the scene.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada gas prices are on the rise as more motorists are hitting the road. AAA reports the average price per gallon for regular unleaded fuel is $3.50. The best prices are in Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, where the average price per gallon is $3.42.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A new report shows the number of visitors to Carson City increased in 2013, bringing with them economic gains for Nevada's capital city. The Nevada Appeal reports the number of visitors rose to 653,552, up nearly 23,000 from 2012. Tourism officials say sales taxes collected from visitors amounted to $20.4 million last year, compared with $19.9 million the previous year.
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