Several tips and a vehicle description provided by witnesses led Reno police detectives to question Baljit Singh, a 41-year-old Reno resident, on Saturday morning about the incident at Rock and McCarran boulevards that left a pedestrian dead. Baljit admitted he was the driver of the vehicle and that he fled the scene because he was scared, according to police.
At 9:50 p.m. Thursday, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation indicates that the victim might have been walking in the roadway when struck.
Anyone having additional information relating to this incident is asked contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2141, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com or text a tip to 847411 (TIP 411), keyword “SW.”