RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- The pedestrian who was hit while running on Interstate 80 Oct. 29 has been identified as Stephen Guillot, 29.
NHP says the driver was traveling eastbound on I-80 near the Rock Blvd/Nugget Ave. exit when the pedestrian ran southbound on I-80. Guillot was hit by the driver and ultimately died as a result of his injuries.
The Reno Police Department's Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) was requested to handle the investigation as the driver of the vehicle was an off-duty NHP employee. Preliminary investigation indicates neither speed nor alcohol were a factor in this accident.
The Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying any witnesses of this accident. Anyone having information relating to this incident should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com
, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW or the Reno Police Department Traffic Unit at 775-334-2141.