September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Man Arrested In Truckee Hit-and-Run Incident

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TRUCKEE —

A construction worker was seriously injured Monday after a hit-and-run accident along State Route 89 South.

Around 2:35 p.m., 51-year-old Ismael Mayorga-Torres, an employee with Vali Cooper & Associates, was regulating traffic at a heavily congested construction zone.

Mayorga-Torres was walking along the west road edge when he was struck by a vehicle going southbound at about 15-25 mph.

The driver fled the scene.

The victim was taken to Renown Medical Center in Reno by life flight with major injuries.

Erich Griesemer was arrested for the felony hit-and-run.

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