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Moped rider has died from crash injuries after being hit by car
by Tribune Staff
Jul 08, 2012 | 911 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — The driver of a moped who was hit by a passing vehicle while riding along N. McCarran Boulevard at Northtowne Lane has died.

The unidentified driver was hit Saturday by a person driving a silver or gray mid-sized SUV — possibly a Chevrolet Trailblazer, according to police. The moped was traveling in the west-bound bike lane when it was hit by the SUV from behind and was carried several hundred feet before separating. The SUV drove away westbound toward U.S. 395, police said.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect(s) should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, report online at or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword “SW,” or the Reno Police Department Traffic Unit at 334-2141.

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