Pedestrian killed in crash near Firecreek Crossing identified

The crash happened Saturday evening around 5 pm
The crash happened Saturday evening around 5 pm(staff)
Published: Nov. 19, 2022 at 7:25 PM PST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2022 at 2:30 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - NOV. 22 UPDATE: The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a pedestrian who died following a car collision on Saturday near the intersection of Kietzke Lane and Firecreek Crossing.

81-year-old Lydia Reading of Reno was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital, and her manner of death was ruled an accident. According to Reno Police, Reading was not in a crosswalk when she was hit just after 5 p.m. on November 19.

The cause of her death was blunt force injuries due to a motor vehicle.

The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Impairment does not appear to be a factor in this accident.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Reno Police Department’s non-emergency line at 775-334-2188. They can also contact secret witness at 775-322-4900, or by texting the tip to 847411(TIP) keyword – SW.