Man killed on Interstate 80 identified

Westbound traffic on Interstate 80 was down to one lane after a pedestrian was killed on Interstate 80 near Virginia Street.
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- UPDATE: The Washoe County Medical Examiner has released the identity of the man killed early Sunday morning, January 12, 2020, while walking on Interstate 80 near Virginia Street.

Raymond Rivera, 44, was pronounced dead at Renown Regional Medical Center.

Rivera was believed to have been homeless.

ORIGINAL STORY: A pedestrian on Interstate 80 was hit and killed early Sunday near the Virginia Street intersection, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported.

Westbound Interstate 80 was shut down to one lane, the NHP said.It is now fully open.

The driver left the scene.

People who have information are asked to call *NHP on their cell phones regarding case #200100848.

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