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Deputies probe death of man found in car on mountain in Reno

Posted at 2:27 PM, Jan 26, 2018

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man found in a vehicle on Peavine Mountain on the north edge of Reno.

The sheriff's office says deputies found the body of a white male adult in a blue Toyota RAV4 when they responded to a call about a deceased person about a mile up the mountain from Virginia Street shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday.

Authorities are awaiting an autopsy to determine his identity and cause of death.