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Traffic congestion related to funeral of fallen Reno police officer possible



It is with deep regret that the Reno Police Department announces the loss of one of their own. Officer Scott Sorensen, a 25-year veteran with the Reno Police Department, lost his battle with illness on Aug. 26.
In preparation for funeral arrangements, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 10 a.m., the Reno Police Department would like to notify the public of possible traffic congestion issues in and around the Lawlor Events Center, the downtown corridor and the area of Mountain View Cemetery on Stoker Avenue. Drivers can expect the most significant traffic disruptions in the area of the Lawlor Events Center, where lane closures are expected to occur between 9:30 a.m. and noon as well as the closure of Stoker Avenue between 4th Street and Stardust Street between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are being provided by resources from the Hashimoto Widows’ and Orphans’ Fund, the Reno Police Protective Association (RPPA), the Reno Police Supervisory/Administration Employee Association (RPSAE) and the Reno Police Department.
The Reno Police Department appreciates the community’s understanding and will make every attempt to minimize any inconvenience as we honor our fallen brother.
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