Reno Man Critical After Hit-Run Accident

An elderly Reno man was critically injured Thursday when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street, police said.

George Carne, 87, was crossing South Arlington Street at Alley Oop Lane when he was hit by the vehicle shortly after 8 a.m., according to police.

Authorities said there is no crosswalk at the location just south of Plumb Lane. Police added that Alley Oop Lane is a private street and therefore not a legal intersection for pedestrian crossing.

Carne was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries, police said.

Investigators asked anyone with information about the accident to contact Reno police or Secret Witness.

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