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Henderson Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash

August 14, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT SCOTT WILLIAMS, (702) 267-4596

Henderson, Nev. – A 19-year-old man died yesterday when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle at the intersection of Paseo Verde Parkway and Carnegie Street.

On Sunday, August 13, at 12:18 a.m., Henderson Police and Fire responded to Paseo Verde Parkway and Carnegie Street after calls of a traffic collision involving a 1994 Honda motorcycle and a 2017 Honda CR-V. Initial information obtained at the scene indicated the driver of the Honda CR-V failed to yield the right of way to the driver of the motorcycle after failing to notice the approaching motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist was subsequently transported to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The name of the man will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Speed and alcohol are not currently considered factors in the crash.

The roadway was closed for about four hours while fatal accident investigators conducted their investigation.

The crash is being investigated as the fourth accident related fatality this year.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

 

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