Charges filed in death of Sun Valley pedestrian, 72

This Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 booking photo provided by the Washoe County Jail in Reno, Nev., shows Rodolfo Saul Lopez-Lopez of Sun Valley, after he was arrested on multiple charges stemming from a fatal crash with a pedestrian in Sun Valley north of Reno earlier that day. William Morrow, 72, of Sun Valley was pronounced dead at the scene.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol has filed multiple charges against the 55-year-old driver of a pickup truck accused of initially fleeing the scene after a fatal collision with a pedestrian in Sun Valley north of Reno.

The patrol say Rodolfo Saul Lopez-Lopez was arrested when he returned to scene of the accident about an hour after he hit 72-year-old William Morrow of Sun Valley at about 3:15 a.m. Monday in front of Hobey's Casino.

Morrow was pronounced dead at the scene. Sun Valley Boulevard was closed for about five hours.

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Lopez-Lopez has been charged with failure to stop and render aid, failure to report a crash and duty to stop at a crash involving death.

He was being held without bail Tuesday in the Washoe County Jail. It's not clear if he has a lawyer.

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