Teen Dies in Crash with School Bus


UPDATE: Ricardo Gomez, 17, of Sun Valley, has been identified as the motorcyclist, who died.

A 17-year-old boy operating a motorcycle died on Eagle Canyon Drive at Richard Springs Blvd., in Spanish Springs this morning, Thu., Nov. 4, at around 7:30 a.m.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office hasn’t released his name.

The crash also involved a Washoe County School District School bus. Both were heading westbound when the teen slammed into the back of the bus.

While there were students on the bus at the time, none were injured. A second bus transported the children to school, where counselors are on hand if needed by students.

Eagle Canyon is closed at Richard Springs as the investigation continues.

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