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NHP: Motorcyclist dead after driving off roadway near Lake Mead

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Posted at 10:22 PM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-14 11:02:06-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Highway Patrol has released information regarding a fatal crash that happened on Jan. 10.

Police say an investigation revealed that about 3 p.m., a black Honda motorcycle was traveling westbound on Northshore Road approaching mile marker 16 near Lake Mead.

NHP says for reasons unknown, the motorcycle failed to follow the curve in the roadway and went onto the unpaved shoulder.

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The motorcycle then struck a steep embankment and overturned, causing the rider to be thrown from the motorcycle.

Authorities say the rider succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash and was pronounced deceased on the scene.

This crash remains under investigation.

The male rider of the Honda motorcycle has been identified as 51-year-old Kevin W. Gregor from Las Vegas.

This marks the Nevada Highway Patrol – Southern Command’s 1st fatal crash resulting in 1 fatality for 2021.