Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on 80 Freeway at Virginia Street
RENO, NV (January 12, 2020) – A man was killed in a pedestrian crash early Sunday morning in Reno, authorities said.
The fatal crash happened on westbound 80 Freeway at Virginia Street.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol, a male pedestrian was crossing the intersection when a vehicle struck him. The driver fled the scene after the crash.
Paramedics rushed the man to Renown Regional Medical Center, where he later died. The Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as 44-year-old Raymond Rivera, who is believed to be homeless.
Police are still investigating the crash.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Raymond Rivera in this very unfortunate time of their lives.
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