Motorcyclist killed by big rig

A 36-year-old motorcyclist died early Thursday in an accident on Rainbow Boulevard near Russell Road, Las Vegas police said.

The victim was identified as Douglas A. Feldman of Las Vegas.

He was driving the motorcycle south on Rainbow Boulevard about 7 a.m. Thursday when a tractor-trailer in front of him braked at a red light. Police said Feldman lost control of the motorcycle and fell off and under the big rig's wheels. The truck's wheels rolled over him.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.