Truck driver crushed to death when load shifts on runaway ramp
INCLINE VILLAGE — A truck driver was killed Monday afternoon on a runaway truck ramp when his load of building materials crashed forward. Eric Holton, 31, from Gardnerville, was killed at about 2:45 p.m. on State Route 431, approximately one-half mile east of State Route 28. According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, Holton was driving an 18-wheeled commercial motor vehicle comprised of a truck tractor pulling a trailer transporting composite dec...
Marc Johnson voted new UNR president
LAS VEGAS — The University of Nevada, Reno has a new leader. The state Board of Regents voted 9-0 Friday to name Marc Johnson the school’s new president. Johnson has been serving as interim president since last spring following the death of Milton Glick. A search committee on Wednesday recommended he take the job permanently. Johnson has been at UNR since 2008, when he was hired as provost. Before that he served as agricultural sciences dean a...