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UPDATE: Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed Wednesday

Posted at 9:38 PM, Feb 15, 2017

UPDATE ON FEB. 17: The motorcyclist has been identified by the Clark County coroner as 46-year-old Joseph M. Corcelle. His city of residence is not known.

UPDATE ON FEB. 16: The motorcycle operator, a 46-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the hospital and the 30-year-old female is in critical condition. The Clark County coroner will release the name of the deceased after relatives have been notified.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Police say a motorcycle rider is in critical condition after a fiery crash at Charleston Boulevard and Arville Street.

A passenger on the motorcycle and four people in a white car were taken to the hospital after the crash around 8:50 p.m. Wednesday.

The condition of the passenger is unknown at this time, but the four people in the car are said to have "relatively" minor injuries.

Officers say the car turned in front of the motorcycle.

The impact of the crash ripped the motorcycle apart, spraying fuel and other liquids onto the car, which burst into flames.

The four people inside the car escaped without being burned.

Police say both people on the motorcycle were wearing helmets and they do not suspect drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.

The intersection was closed for hours due to debris.