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Matthew Brown,Communications Program Manager

Matthew oversees the City's press communications and public relations activities.

Office phone: 775-785-5855

Deanna Gescheider,Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Deanna directs the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, this includes overseeing and managing strategic direction for the City's: media relations, print and new communications, television production and web services.

Office phone: 775-348-3909
Fax: 775-334-3124


Vehicle versus Pedestrian Fatal Hit and Run on Mae Anne Avenue

Post Date:03/28/2014 8:17 AM

Upon arrival officers located a 50 year old female unresponsive and in the roadway. The Suspect fled the area in a vehicle described as a dark colored full sized pickup truck.  Witnesses on the scene confirmed the female victim was struck by the Suspect vehicle.  Life saving efforts were attempted by REMSA but unfortunately the female succumbed to her injuries and died on scene.  The Reno Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team responded to the scene and took over the investigation.


The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending her identification.


Anyone having information relating to this accident should contact the Reno Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team at775-745-0069, Secret Witness at 322-4900,, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW

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