Gas leak causes disruption on W. Thomas Canyon

WINNEMUCCA — A man digging in the yard punctured a gas line near his W. Thomas Canyon Rd. residence today (Dec. 9).  He was not injured but the puncture did disrupt the neighborhood during the lunch hour.  The Winnemucca Rural Fire Department responded and secured the area until the utility company arrived to seal the leak.

Twenty-four hours before digging call 811 so professionals can locate utility lines before the project begins.

Two-vehicle accident causes mess on Grass Valley Rd.

WINNEMUCCA — A two-vehicle accident shut down Grass Valley Road near Tycana early Friday (Oct. 21).  The first vehicle was a passenger car; the second was a commercial vehicle carrying glass. Yeah, it was a mess.   The accident is being investigated by Nevada Highway Patrol. (shown) Trooper Johnny Peoples works the broom while Sgt. Greg Johnson directs traffic around the debris.

WPD investigates collision between vehicle and fire truck

WINNEMUCCA — The Winnemucca Police Department is investigating a collision between a passenger car and a fire truck from Winnemucca Rural Fire Department.  The collision occured in the intersection of Baud and Fourth Streets late in the afternoon.  One person from the car was transported to Humboldt General Hospital. Additional information is expected to be released on Monday (Oct. 3).

Victim in parking lot accident dies

WINNEMUCCA — The woman who was struck by a pickup at Khoury’s Market parking lot on Sept. 17 died early Friday evening (Sept. 23) at Renown Medical Center in Reno.  She was identified by authorities as Antonia Solis, 73.

The charge against the driver of the vehicle, John M. Farley, will be amended by the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office to DUI causing death.