Pedestrian hit while crossing street dies

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -- Reno Police say an 18-year-old man hit while crossing 6th Street near Evans Avenue Monday has died. Matthew Sutton of Reno died September 13 at Renown Regional Medical Center.

The crash happened Monday, September 10, 2018 around 6:30 p.m.

Reno Police report sunlight may have been a factor for the driver.

The driver was behind the wheel of a Jeep SUV traveling west on Sixth Street. Sutton, who was crossing in the marked crosswalk at Evans Avenue, was hit and taken to Renown.

The uninjured driver of the Jeep remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is encouraged to call Traffic detectives at 775-334-2141.