Body of man found lying by Johnson Lane roadside

Authorities are seeking to learn the identity of a man whose body was found lying in a northern Douglas County road early Saturday morning.

Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Fremont Street and Johnson Lane at 5 a.m. to find the victim appeared to have been struck by a vehicle and sustained severe trauma, which resulted in his death.

NHP Trooper Dan Gordon said the man appears to be of Hispanic or Filipino decent, approximate age between late teens and early 20s.

Investigator Leland Love of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Trooper Doug Hildebrand of the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Multi-disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating this crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information related to this crash is asked to contact either Love at 782-6299 or llove@douglasnv.usDCSO case No. 17SO-19545 or Hildebrand at 775-687-9617 dhildebrand@dps.state.nv.usregarding case No. 170700025.


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