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Motorcyclist identified in crash on I-15

Posted at 11:05 AM, Apr 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-03 17:42:49-04

A motorcyclist died in a crash Saturday morning on southbound Interstate 15.

The crash occurred around 7:50 a.m. near Sahara Avenue. Witnesses told Nevada Highway Patrol the 53-year-old man on a Harley appeared to have a medical episode and then crashed into a wall.

A NHP trooper was on scene within 30 seconds of the crash as he happened to be driving by. He performed CPR on the rider.

An ambulance then took the motorcyclist to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He was identified as Ronald Neil Serota of Las Vegas.

Speed is not believed to be a factor.