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Police investigate deadly motorcycle crash near Torrey Pines, Vegas drives

Pedestrian critically injured in crash near Decatur, Tropicana
Posted at 9:46 PM, Apr 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-16 08:52:18-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly crash involving a motorcycle.

Officers responded to the call shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday near Torrey Pines Drive and Burlwood Way, near Vegas Drive.

Police say a 2006 Honda 600 F4i failed to navigate a curve in the roadway and hit the west curb.

The motorcycle continued south and hit a light pole, police say. The crash redirected the motorcycle back into the roadway as the 22-year-old rider was ejected.

He was transported to the University Medical Center's Trauma Center where he later died. His identity and cause of death will be released by the coroner's office.

His death marks the 33rd traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction for 2021.

This crash remains under investigation.

This story has been updated.


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