Bicyclist killed in Plumb Lane accident

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A bicyclist died Thursday after being struck by a vehicle on Plumb Lane just west of Kietzke Lane, the Reno Police Department reports.

This is the scene of an accident involving a bicyclist on Plumb Lane west of Kietzke Lane. Photo by Wade Barnett/KOLO.

The driver of the Lexus appears to have had his vision hindered by the setting sun, police said. The accident happened around 6 p.m. October 5, 2017.

The driver was heading west on Plumb Lane when the bicyclist crossed the street in the Orange Lane area and was run over, police said. Police don’t believe alcohol or drugs were a factor. The driver is cooperating with police.