Reno, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com)—Washoe County Sheriff’s Office says a 19-year-old man is dead after suffering traumatic injuries near a motocross race track off Lemmon Drive on Feb. 4, 2012.
Deputies say the victim had been at a large gathering off the dirt extension of Lemmon Drive in the early evening on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. While at the gathering the victim received traumatic injuries and was transported to Renown by his friends. The victim was pronounced dead shortly after arriving in the emergency room.
Detectives are investigating the death as a suspicious death pending the results of an autopsy. Detectives have interviewed some of the party-goers and are actively seeking information.
Officers believe many people may have witnessed the events that led to this death and their assistance is needed.
Police are not identifying the victim until family members are notified.
Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Office at 775-832-9276 or remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.