Name released of man killed in motorcycle crash

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO)-- A crash on Sullivan Lane in west Sparks Thursday night resulted in the death of a motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist has been identified as 23-year-old Stephen Aufdenkamp of Reno.

The crash happened between Greenbrae Drive and Wedekind Road on Sullivan Lane about 5:50 p.m. March 21, 2019.

Police say an SUV and the motorcyclist collided. Aufdenkamp was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver is cooperating with the investigation and speed by the motorcyclist could have been a factor, police say.

The Sparks Police Department is asking any witnesses to call dispatch at 775-353-2231.


The scene of a fatal accident on Sullivan Lane involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Photo by Gianna Giorgi/KOLO.