The Reno resident was crossing from east to west at the intersection of North Virginia Street and Moraine Way when a northbound 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse driven by a 23-year-old male Reno resident hit him. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time alcohol and speed do not appear to be a factor in the crash. The driver of the Mitsubishi remained on the scene of the accident and is cooperating with the investigation. The Reno Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team responded and took over the investigation, which is ongoing.
Anyone having information relating to this accident should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.