One dead in Stead motorcycle crash

Th scene o a motorcycle crash at Silver Sky Parkway and Long River Drive.
Th scene o a motorcycle crash at Silver Sky Parkway and Long River Drive.(Daniel Pyke/KOLO)
Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 11:05 PM PDT|Updated: Jul. 2, 2022 at 9:26 AM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -JULY 2 UPDATE: A motorcyclist died Friday after a crash in Stead, the Reno Police Department reported.

It happened about 9:40 p.m. at Silver Sky Parkway and Long River Drive. Only the motorcycle was involved.

First responders arrived to find the motorcyclist, described only as male, down on the street and not responsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the cause is continuing but police said excessive speed may be a factor. His name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

Streets in the area were closed until about 2:30 a.m.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call 775–334–2141.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Reno Police Department is on the scene of a motorcycle crash in Stead.

It happened about 9:40 p.m. at Silver Sky Parkway and Long River Drive.

Roads in the area are closed.

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