Police identify man killed in Kietzke Lane hit-and-run; driver of vehicle sought
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - FEB. 25 UPDATE: The man killed in a Feb. 3 hit-and-run on Kietzke Lane near Gentry Way has been identified as Edward Cater, 59, of Reno.
Meanwhile, the Reno Police Department released a photograph of a vehicle believe was the second vehicle to hit Cater as he crossed midblock in the 2800 block of Kietzke Lane.
Police want to speak to the driver of the second vehicle. Anyone with information about the second vehicle is asked to call police at 775-334-2141 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to http://www.secretwitness.com.
FEB. 4 UPDATE: Reno Police are looking for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in a deadly hit-and-run.
The crash happened around 9:23 p.m. Thursday on Kietzke Lane and Gentry Way.
Police say a driver was heading south on Kietzke when they hit a pedestrian crossing the road mid-block. The driver got out to check on the man. That’s when a second car approached the incident and hit the pedestrian laying in the road. According to RPD, the driver of the second car drove off after a momentary stop.
The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has not been identified, except for being a white male adult in his mid to late 50s.
Investigators are looking for a light-colored SUV similar to that of a Toyota Sequoia. Speed and impairment do not appear to be factors in the case.
The road was reopened at 1:15 a.m.
If anyone has any information regarding the crash, you are asked to contact RPD at 775-334-2141. You can also contact Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to secretwitness.com.
ORIGINAL STORY: Kietzke Lane is closed while Reno Police investigate a crash in which a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. It happened at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday near Gentry Way.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital, but no information has been released on their condition.
Police are still working to determine how the crash happened.
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