Victim identified in deadly hit-and-run crash on East 4th St.

The scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash on East Fourth Street in Reno.
The scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash on East Fourth Street in Reno.(Daniel Pyke/KOLO)
Published: Dec. 18, 2021 at 9:43 PM PST|Updated: Jan. 6, 2022 at 2:44 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - JANUARY 6 UPDATE: The woman who was hit and killed in a hit-and-run crash on December 18 has been identified as 47-year-old Christine Draper of Reno. Police say she was not in a marked crosswalk when she was hit. Investigators are also releasing update information about the outstanding suspect vehicle. RPD is looking for a white Nissan mid-size/crossover style SUV that drove away from the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Reno Police Department’s non-emergency line at 775-334-2141. They can also contact secret witness at 775-322-4900.

SUNDAY UPDATE: A woman was crossing midblock Saturday on East Fourth Street about 630 p.m. when she was hit and killed by a westbound white mid-size sports utility vehicle, the Reno Police Department reported.

Police said they are still trying to find the vehicle.

The crash happened in front of 1750 E. Fourth St.

The road was closed until about 9:30 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 775-334-2141 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to

Secret Witness is offering a $1,500 reward in the case.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash east of downtown Reno.

It happened at close to 6:30 p.m. on E. Fourth St. near Sage St.

RPD says a pedestrian was hit in the westbound lane near the Hiway 40 Motel and a white vehicle took off from the scene.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene

E. Fourth St. was closed between Sage and Threlkel for several hours following the crash.

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