Reno, NV (February 22, 2020) – A man has been arrested in connection to a deadly hit-and-run crash in Reno, Nevada on Friday, February 21st. The fatal accident took place at the intersection of McCarren Boulevard and Longley Lane at around 5:30 a.m. Authorities arrested the suspect, identified as Richard Lee Milburn Jr., 49, later that day.
Authorities identified the make and model of the vehicle and found that Milburn’s vehicle, which fit the description, near the site of the crash. The victim’s body was found lying in the roadway by responding officials. The identity of the deceased party hasn’t been revealed at this time.
An investigation into the crash is being conducted by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Hit-&-Run Crashes in Nevada
There are more than 731,000 reported hit-and-run collisions reported in the United States each year. This comes out to a hit-and-run accident happening every 43 seconds. A majority of fatal hit-and-runs involve cyclists and pedestrians.
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