Douglas County judge Michael Gibbons kills 61-year-old bicyclist

Nevada State Personnel WATCH

Douglas County judge Michael Gibbons kills 61-year-old bicyclistA 61-year-old bicyclist was killed in a crash involving Douglas County District Judge Michael Gibbons.

Joseph A. Longo of Gardnerville died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in the Aug. 20 accident.

Gibbons’ lawyer, David Houston of Reno, said in a statement that the judge is “deeply saddened” to learn of Longo’s death. He agreed that the investigation into the crash will be lengthy.judge hits bike rider

“We all want to know what happened from a forensic and scientific viewpoint,” he said. “Those sorts of investigations take time. We’ll try to limit that time, and do all we can to provide resolution for everyone.”

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol: The crash occurred 11:05 a.m. at East Valley and Pinenut roads. Gibbons, 57, and Longo both were westbound on Pinenut when Gibbons tried to make a right turn onto East Valley Road. The right rear portion of his vehicle hit the bicycle.

Longo, who…

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