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Pedestrian killed in NW Reno hit and run

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Reno police badgeA pedestrian who was hit by a pickup truck on Mae Anne Avenue at about 8 p.m. last night died of her injuries after the driver fled. The approximately 50-year-old woman was lying in the roadway and unresponsive on Mae Anne between Coit Plaza and Sierra Highlands Drive when Reno police responded.

Lifesaving efforts were attempted by REMSA, but the victim succumbed to her injuries and died on the scene. Her name is being withheld pending her identification.

Witnesses said the victim was struck by a dark, full-sized pickup truck. The suspected hit-and-run driver had fled the area.

The Reno Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is handling the investigation. Anyone having information relating to this accident should contact the team at 775-745-0069, Secret Witness at 322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.