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Motorcyclist identified in Saturday crash

Posted at 11:13 AM, Jan 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-10 14:21:50-05

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash early Saturday morning.

The man was identified as Maurice Alexander Walker, of Las Vegas. He died of blunt force trauma from the crash.

It happened around 12:35 a.m. on Dean Martin Drive north of west Flamingo Road.
Investigators say a motorcycle was traveling south on Dean Martin Drive when it overturned onto its left side.
The 26-year-old male rider separated from the motorcycle as both slid over the west curb.
The motorcycle slid to a stop. The rider slid across the sidewalk before striking the base of a light pole. The rider was transported to the University Medical Center Trauma hospital where he was pronounced dead despite all resuscitative efforts.