Driver plows through Reno protesters under arch


At least five people were hit by a pickup and one woman was hospitalized during a protest in downtown Reno.

The incident occurred just before 7 p.m. Monday under the Reno Arch on Virginia Street, witnesses said. The protesters were part of a group protesting the observance of Columbus Day, Quanah Brightman, executive director of United Native Americans Inc., said after the protest. Protesters were also speaking out against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

The entire incident was caught on camera and broadcast live on Facebook.


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