Reno Police are looking for the driver of red Chevy Cavalier who struck and killed 61-year-old Denis Genesse last night.
At 7:20 pm, Genesse was riding south on old Virginia Street near Crest Hill. The Chevy struck him and left the scene of the accident.
Genesse was sent to Renown were he died. The vehicle was located abandoned on Crest Hill.
Police are asking anyone with any information, or who may have potentially witnessed the incident, to call 745-3735 or Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP)
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor, and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011, where he completed a dissertation on social media, journalism and crisis communications. In addition to managing This Is Reno, he holds a part-time research appointment for the Mineral County University of Nevada Extension office.