New details on deadly hit-and-run crash
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - 12:30 p.m. update: Secret Witness is offering a reward of $1,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in this case.
You can call Secret Witness if you have any information at 775-322-4900
8 a.m. Update: The Reno Police Department says it first responded to the crash just after 3:00 a.m.
According to investigators, the cyclist and driver were going east on Peckham when the car hit the bike, knocking the rider to the ground. The car then drove away. There is no description of the vehicle at this time and the identity of the man killed is being withheld until his next of kin can be notified.
Anyone with information is asked to call RPD’s non emergency line at (775) 334-2677. You can also call or text Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900 to remain anonymous.
7 a.m. Update: Police have re-opened Peckham Ln. after this morning’s deadly crash. We’re expecting an update on the investigation shortly.
Original Story: Reno Police responded to a hit-and-run early Thursday morning. When responders arrived on the scene, they found a person dead and a damaged bicycle nearby. According to officers, no car was on the scene. No description for the suspect or their car was immediately available, and the victim has not yet been identified.
Peckham Ln. has been closed between Longley Ln. and Airway Dr. and drivers are advised to avoid the area. It’s expected that the road will be closed until around 7 a.m.
This is a developing story. We’ll keep you updated as investigators learn more about the incident.
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