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Bicyclist killed by taxi near Flamingo, Eastern Avenue

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Posted at 6:53 PM, Nov 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-15 14:10:58-05

UPDATE NOV. 15: Witnesses told police that the male bicyclist was attempting to make a turn onto South Euclid Street when it was hit by a 2016 Ford Transit Connect driving by a 62-year-old man. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver stayed on the scene and did not show signs of impairment.

This is the 115th traffic-related fatality for 2017. The collision is still under investigation. The Clark County coroner will release name of deceased after relatives have been notified. 

ORIGINAL STORY

A bicyclist is dead after being hit by a taxi near Flamingo Road and Eastern Avenue. Police say the collision happened around 6 p.m.

Motorists should expect delays in that area while police investigate.