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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man in dirt bike crash

UPDATE: Coroner identifies man in dirt bike crash
Posted at 2:39 PM, Jul 02, 2016

One person was killed in a dirt bike crash Saturday afternoon.

The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. in the desert area about a mile from the intersection of South Fort Apache and Warm Springs roads.

A 2005 Honda dirt bike was the only vehicle involved in the crash. Police said the dirt bike was cresting a hill with a steep drop off on the other side. The bike and rider went over the drop off and landed on a dirt path below.

The rider was transported by air to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced dead. The Clark County coroner identified him as 39-year-old Edward Andrew Powell of Las Vegas. He died of blunt force injuries due to the dirt bike crash.

Police said this will not be counted a traffic-related fatality because the event occurred outside a designated roadway.