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UPDATE: Coroner identifies woman killed after being struck by motorcycle on Boulder Highway

Posted at 11:46 PM, Jan 14, 2021

UPDATE JAN. 20: The Clark County Coroner has identified the woman as 77-year-old Natividad Quinagoran. Her cause of death was blunt force injuries of the chest and lower extremities and it was ruled an accident. The woman was struck by a motorcycle near Boulder Highway and Twain Avenue.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police say a 77-year-old woman is dead after she was struck by a motorcycle on Boulder Highway near Twain Avenue shortly before 6 p.m.

Authorities say the man driving the motorcycle did not appear to be intoxicated but officers continue to investigate.

Evidence at the scene and video surveillance indicated that a 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling southbound on Boulder Highway north of Twain Avenue and the pedestrian, wearing all dark clothing, was crossing westbound across Boulder Highway outside of a marked crosswalk.

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The front of the motorcycle impacted the pedestrian, which resulted in a traffic collision.

The pedestrian was projected in a southern direction and came to rest near the center median.

The impact with the pedestrian caused the motorcycle to overturn and ejected the rider.

Both involved parties were transported to Sunrise Hospital, by ground ambulance, from the collision scene.

The motorcyclist sustained injuries determined to be minor.

Despite medical intervention, the pedestrian succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at Sunrise Hospital.

The pedestrian's death was the 9th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD's jurisdiction for 2021.

The coroner will identify the woman.
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