Reno Police Officer Funeral Held Wednesday

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RENO, NV -- A public memorial service for Reno Police Officer Scott Sorensen is being held at Lawlor Events Center Wednesday morning; it started at 10AM.

Traffic is impacted and you may wish to seek alternate routes.

The northbound lanes of Virginia Street between 15th Street and Sierra/Comstock are closed to all traffic except police vehicles. Southbound lanes are temporarily converted into two-way traffic for business access and access to the university at 16th and 17th streets. EXPECT DELAYS ON VIRGINIA. It is recommended to use alternate routes (Sierra Street or Evans Avenue) between 8:00am and 12:30pm.

15th Street between Virginia and Stadium Way is closed to all traffic except funeral procession vehicles.

The metered parking lot south of Lawlor Events Center is closed to the public until noon.

For traffic information, tune into AM 1670 for information.